China's export growth eased in August while imports shrank for the second month in a row.
Sweden's Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion and boosting its presence on the North American market.
South Korea's Kia Motors Corp. says it will invest more than $1 billion to build a car factory in northern Mexico.
Volvo is hitting the Chinese market for the first time with its first vehicle to be rid of Ford tech, the XC90.
U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a $42.9 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic.
Boeing said Monday that BOC Aviation, an aircraft leasing company based in Singapore, is ordering 82 airplanes for a total of $8.8 billion.
Whisky makers and many other businesses are worried about the risks involved in finding themselves overnight in a new country with, among other things, a different currency.
It's been 19 years since an Alfa Romeo has been marketed in the United States. Now that the Alfa Romeo 4C is state-side, Chris Woodyard gives it a drive.
The coal-to-gas plants are part of a controversial energy revolution China hopes will help it churn out desperately needed natural gas and electricity while cleaning up the toxic skies above the country's eastern cities.
Growth in China's vast manufacturing industry weakened in August, suggesting that the recovery in the world's No. 2 economy is losing momentum and Beijing may need to spoon out more stimulus.
A new report evaluates the traceability regulations and requirements of 21 countries, including the U.S., Canada and the EU among others.
China announced Wednesday it will fine 12 Japanese auto parts suppliers a total of $202 million for colluding to raise prices in an unfolding anti-monopoly probe of the country's auto industry.
Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from China, but it didn't necessarily have to be that way, according to a compelling new book by journalist Beth Macy.
Danish health officials say a listeria outbreak caused by contaminated meat may have killed an 11th person.
China's government said Monday it has concluded Mercedes-Benz violated anti-monopoly law and charged excessive prices for parts, adding to a growing number of global automakers snared in an investigation of the industry.
Here's a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the U.S economy and others, and why the calm in markets may or may not last.
Walmart, the Walmart Foundation, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), kicked off a new chapter in the modern American manufacturing story today as the global retailer announced the first grant recipients of the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund.
In this issue of IMPO, we take you inside the KEEN utility boot factory, get tips on choosing the right contract manufacturer and help you pick the right abrasive.
A panel that advises China's Cabinet on anti-monopoly policy has fired an economist who was paid to help prepare a report for Qualcomm, a U.S. company that is the target of a pricing investigation, according to state media.
In China, incomes are on the rise, and a clear middle class is emerging, meaning Chinese manufacturers are finding a domestic customer base they didn’t have in the past. Perhaps the days of producing only for export are behind them.
A few miles outside Durban, South Africa is the Bisasar Road landfill, Africa’s largest refuse site and a big source of renewable energy.
Ultimately, we consumers deserve some blame for the outsourcing phenomenon that has swept through the U.S. and Europe.
A Maryland man has been convicted on charges of exporting American manufactured industrial products to Iran.
In India, the world's biggest asbestos importer, it's a $2 billion industry with double-digit annual growth, at least 100 manufacturing plants and some 300,000 jobs.
To successfully bring your legacy product to market, you want to ensure you and the contract manufacturer are working together to find the most cost-effective and efficient solutions. The following questions (and answers) act as your official guide to partnering with the right contract manufacturer.