Trade http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Environmentalists Urge US to Drop WTO Case on India Solar Market http://www.industryweek.com/environment/environmentalists-urge-us-drop-wto-case-india-solar-market <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The World Trade Organization's dispute settlement body in Geneva has scheduled Friday to hear the U.S. case for a panel against India, which has some of the world's most ambitious plans for expanding solar power.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/environmentalists-urge-us-drop-wto-case-india-solar-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/environmentalists-urge-us-drop-wto-case-india-solar-market#comments Competitiveness Energy Environment Public Policy Trade Supply Chain News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:46:00 +0000 117131 at http://www.industryweek.com US Manufacturers Like What They See -- Especially At Home http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two manufacturing surveys indicate rising employer optimism and plans to increase investment and hiring.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/us-manufacturers-what-they-see-especially-home#comments Strategic Planning & Execution Trade Global Economy Workforce News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:38:00 +0000 116681 at http://www.industryweek.com A Familiar Refrain: US Treasury Says China is Not a Currency Manipulator http://www.industryweek.com/treasury-cash-management/familiar-refrain-us-treasury-says-china-not-currency-manipulator <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>China may not be labeled a currency manipulator, but in its report to Congress the Treasury said the yuan "remains significantly undervalued."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/treasury-cash-management/familiar-refrain-us-treasury-says-china-not-currency-manipulator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/treasury-cash-management/familiar-refrain-us-treasury-says-china-not-currency-manipulator#comments Competitiveness Treasury & Cash Management Trade News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:53:00 +0000 116511 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Production to Grow Through 2015, MAPI Forecasts http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturing-production-grow-through-2015-mapi-forecasts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturing has potential for solid growth through 2015, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation predicts in quarterly industrial outlook.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturing-production-grow-through-2015-mapi-forecasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/manufacturing-production-grow-through-2015-mapi-forecasts#comments Information Technology Trade Global Economy News Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:42:00 +0000 115081 at http://www.industryweek.com US Blocking Sensitive Exports to Russia http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-blocking-sensitive-exports-russia <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United States is blocking exports of sensitive dual-use materials and technologies to Russia in response to its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-blocking-sensitive-exports-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-blocking-sensitive-exports-russia#comments Public Policy Trade Global Economy News Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:09:00 +0000 115071 at http://www.industryweek.com China's Rare Earths Export Limits Violate WTO Rules http://www.industryweek.com/trade/chinas-rare-earths-export-limits-violate-wto-rules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Beijing's deployment of export duties and quotas, plus limits on who could trade in what are key raw materials for hi-tech goods, skewed global commerce against fellow nations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/chinas-rare-earths-export-limits-violate-wto-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/chinas-rare-earths-export-limits-violate-wto-rules#comments Competitiveness Environment Trade Supply Chain News Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:40:00 +0000 114861 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing in Golden State Summit Shows How to Make California Thrive http://www.industryweek.com/blog/manufacturing-golden-state-summit-shows-how-make-california-thrive <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>On March 19th, over 100 business leaders met for the "Manufacturing in the Golden State - Making California Thrive" economic summit. The purpose of the summit was to discuss how our national trade policies and tax policies are harming California manufacturers and what policies should be changed to help them grow and thrive.</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/manufacturing-golden-state-summit-shows-how-make-california-thrive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/manufacturing-golden-state-summit-shows-how-make-california-thrive#comments Competitiveness Regulations Trade Global Economy Inside California Manufacturing Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:45:00 +0000 114711 at http://www.industryweek.com Steel Output Declined Worldwide During February http://www.industryweek.com/trade/steel-output-declined-worldwide-during-february <div class="field-byline"> Robert Brooks </div> <div class="field-deck"> Short month yields smaller volumes, but YTD results also show some weakness </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Raw steel production totaled 124.99 million metric tons worldwide during February, a decline of 8.6% from the revised January total, 136.7 million metric tons – but just 0.6% more than the total for February 2013.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/steel-output-declined-worldwide-during-february" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/steel-output-declined-worldwide-during-february#comments Trade Economic Trends Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:43:00 +0000 114481 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Fewer days of operation accounts for much of the month-to-month decline seen in February&rsquo;s results, though trends recent monthly trends showing slower rates of expansion appeared to continue.</p> World Steel Assn. US Positioned as Technology Export Leader for Next 20 Years http://www.industryweek.com/trade/us-positioned-technology-export-leader-next-20-years <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Educated workforce, advanced technology and high R&D investment will help US be a leading technology exporter for next 20 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/trade/us-positioned-technology-export-leader-next-20-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/trade/us-positioned-technology-export-leader-next-20-years#comments Trade Global Economy Technology News Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:32:00 +0000 113961 at http://www.industryweek.com Maersk Walmart's New Mantra: Made in the USA http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/walmarts-new-mantra-made-usa <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Walmart US president says retailer taking steps to re-establish manufacturing base in United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/walmarts-new-mantra-made-usa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/walmarts-new-mantra-made-usa#comments Competitiveness Product Development Trade Global Economy Supply Chain Workforce News Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:50:00 +0000 113791 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Walmart US President Bill Simon has announced the retailer is looking for domestic manufacturers to produce its patio furniture. Walmart has promised to buy an additional $250 billion in U.S. products over the next 10 years.</p>