Trade http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en The Panama Canal in Pictures http://www.industryweek.com/trade/panama-canal-pictures <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>This Panama Canal gallery shares a selection of photos and events related to this important shipping channel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/panama-canal-pictures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/panama-canal-pictures#comments Trade Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Sat, 27 Dec 2014 12:31:00 +0000 156451 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The Panama Canal celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014. <em>(Photo copyright Francis Tsang, Getty Images)</em></p> Panama Canal Expansion Hit by New Cost Overrun Claims http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/panama-canal-expansion-hit-new-cost-overrun-claims <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The $5.25 billion project has been plagued by delays, strikes and a bitter dispute over cost overruns with the consortium carrying out the upgrade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/panama-canal-expansion-hit-new-cost-overrun-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/panama-canal-expansion-hit-new-cost-overrun-claims#comments Trade Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Sat, 27 Dec 2014 11:45:00 +0000 156441 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Panama Canal with the Bridge of The Americas in the background</p> Copyright Francis Tsang, Getty News Images US-Cuba Thaw: Trade Relations Remain Under Tight Controls http://www.industryweek.com/trade/us-cuba-thaw-trade-relations-remain-under-tight-controls <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Laws passed by Congress and Cuba's own restrictions will hold off moves to enter the Cuban market by industries from oil companies to U.S. hoteliers and automakers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/us-cuba-thaw-trade-relations-remain-under-tight-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/us-cuba-thaw-trade-relations-remain-under-tight-controls#comments Trade Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:11:00 +0000 155971 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>&nbsp;U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House.</p> Copyright Getty Images Study Shows Manufactured Imports Outpacing Reshoring http://www.industryweek.com/trade/study-shows-manufactured-imports-outpacing-reshoring <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Imports of foreign manufactured goods are outpacing reshoring, according to a new study from A.T. Kearney.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/study-shows-manufactured-imports-outpacing-reshoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/study-shows-manufactured-imports-outpacing-reshoring#comments Competitiveness Trade Global Economy Workforce The Latest Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:28:00 +0000 155741 at http://www.industryweek.com A.T. Kearney One-Million-Name Petition Against US Trade Deal Handed to EU http://www.industryweek.com/trade/one-million-name-petition-against-us-trade-deal-handed-eu <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Campaigners hand the EU a petition signed by more than 1.1 million people against a huge trade deal with the United States, saying it could override local laws and is too secretive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/one-million-name-petition-against-us-trade-deal-handed-eu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/one-million-name-petition-against-us-trade-deal-handed-eu#comments Trade Global Economy The Latest Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:27:00 +0000 155271 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>French President Francois Hollande, U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership meeting at the G20 Summit on November 16 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Glenn Hunt/Getty Images)</p> NAM/IndustryWeek 4Q Survey: Manufacturers Had a Good Year and Expect 2015 to Be Better http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/namindustryweek-4q-survey-manufacturers-had-good-year-and-expect-2015-be-better <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. manufacturers finish 2014 with optimism surging and expectations for solid growth in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/namindustryweek-4q-survey-manufacturers-had-good-year-and-expect-2015-be-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/namindustryweek-4q-survey-manufacturers-had-good-year-and-expect-2015-be-better#comments Regulations Trade Finance Global Economy Leadership Workforce The Latest Mon, 08 Dec 2014 06:00:00 +0000 155081 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Activity Remains Strong in November, ISM Reports http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturing-activity-remains-strong-november-ism-reports <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Skipping barely a beat from October, the manufacturing PMI registered a strong 58.7 in November, the Institute for Supply Management reported today, as indexes for new orders, production and employment all remained in growth territory.</p> <p>The November PMI was just 0.3% lower than October and represented the 18<sup>th</sup> consecutive month of expansion in the manufacturing sector, according to ISM. Of the 18 manufacturing industries in the survey, 14 reported growth, led by food, beverage and tobacco products.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturing-activity-remains-strong-november-ism-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturing-activity-remains-strong-november-ism-reports#comments Competitiveness Trade Global Economy Workforce The Latest Mon, 01 Dec 2014 14:57:00 +0000 154611 at http://www.industryweek.com Economic News to Be Thankful For http://www.industryweek.com/blog/economic-news-be-thankful <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>With apologies to all, I have to say it: The U.S. economy is no turkey.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/global-manufacturer">The Global Manufacturer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/economic-news-be-thankful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/economic-news-be-thankful#comments Trade Finance Global Economy Workforce The Global Manufacturer Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:55:00 +0000 154391 at http://www.industryweek.com Stop Fast-Track Authority in the ‘Lame Duck’ Session http://www.industryweek.com/blog/stop-fast-track-authority-lame-duck-session <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>The rumors in Washington, D. C. are that granting President Obama fast-track authority under trade promotion authority will be brought up in the &quot;Lame Duck&quot; session, perhaps as an addition to one of the bills extending certain tax credits, called &quot;Tax Extender bills.&quot;</p> <p>Simply put, granting fast-track authority to the president means:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/inside-california-manufacturing">Inside California Manufacturing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/stop-fast-track-authority-lame-duck-session" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/stop-fast-track-authority-lame-duck-session#comments Legislation Trade Global Economy Inside California Manufacturing Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:11:00 +0000 153751 at http://www.industryweek.com 'Made in America' Tech Products Get Export Push on China, US Agreement http://www.industryweek.com/trade/made-america-tech-products-get-export-push-china-us-agreement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The agreement paves the way for “the resumption and swift conclusion of the first major tariff-cutting deal at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 17 years, and promises a major boost to U.S. technology exports and the jobs that support them,” the White House said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/made-america-tech-products-get-export-push-china-us-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/made-america-tech-products-get-export-push-china-us-agreement#comments Trade Technology The Latest Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:36:00 +0000 153031 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><em>Copyright Koichi Kamoshida, Getty Images News</em></p>