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Autoworker Upheaval: Families Split, Children Left Behind
TOLEDO, Ohio—Hundreds of workers at four General Motors plants slated to close this year are facing a painful choice: Take the company’s offer to work at another factory — possibly ...
March 3, 2019
The Associated Press
Behind the Changes of Foxconn’s Wisconsin Investment
Taiwanese billionaire and Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou recently changed his investment plan in the state of ...
February 19, 2019
China’s Race for AI Dominance
Commentary What’s the motivation behind China’s deep investment in artificial intelligence (AI)? It may sound like a loaded ...
February 5, 2019
German Forklift Maker Plans US Expansion as Trump Tariffs Hit Its China Production
Frankfurt-based forklift company Kion Group reportedly plans to expand its manufacturing in the United States after tariffs imposed ...
January 25, 2019
Cheap Chinese Imports Disrupt Manufacturing in Zimbabwe, Cost Thousands of Jobs
MUTARE, Zimbabwe—Thousands of people in Zimbabwe have lost their jobs in the past few years because a flood ...
January 15, 2019
China’s Auto Market Stuck in Reverse
News Analysis China, the world’s largest automotive market, experienced its first annual decline in auto sales in more ...
January 13, 2019
Chinese Economy Coming Under ‘Greater Downward Pressure’ in 2019
China’s manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in 19 months in December, as the world’s second-largest economy ...
January 2, 2019
China Reports Weakest Manufacturing Growth in Over Two Years
BEIJING—Growth in China's vast manufacturing sector stalled for the first time in over two years in November as ...
November 30, 2018
Japan Factory Output Expands Most Since 2015, but Outlook Dims
TOKYO—Japan's factory output grew the most in October since 2015, rebounding from a fall in the prior month ...
November 30, 2018
Trump Lauds Announcement of New $1.7 Billion Steel Mill in Southwest
President Donald Trump congratulated one of the largest steelmakers in the United States after the company announced plans ...
November 28, 2018
New Book Decodes Trump’s Outside-the-Box Approach to Economics
NEW YORK—The world has never seen an American president remotely like him. President Donald Trump’s outside-the-box political understanding ...
November 20, 2018
Employee Suicides in China’s Much-Touted Tech Manufacturing Sector Highlight Harsh Working Conditions
Among the goals laid out in Beijing’s national agenda—such as its “Made in China 2025” policy—is to prop ...
November 18, 2018
Manufacturing Boosts Economic Growth in the Midwest
WASHINGTON—The manufacturing sector is growing at a good pace in the United States, playing a key role in the economic growth of Midwestern ...
November 14, 2018
Business Owners Upbeat About Economic Outlook
NEW YORK—American small-businesses are more optimistic than ever, the latest data has revealed. The National Federation of Independent ...
November 7, 2018
World’s Largest Wholesale Market Is Shrinking Amid China’s Economic Woes
Yiwu County in Zhejiang Province is part and parcel of China’s reputation as a manufacturing powerhouse. After all, ...
October 30, 2018
China Factory Growth Cooling As US Trade Dispute Intensifies
BEIJING—China's manufacturing sector likely resumed its slowdown in September after taking a pause in August, with exporters facing ...
September 28, 2018
China Could Repeat 2015’s Economic Shock, Report Finds
China’s manufacturing and export sectors are getting clobbered by U.S. tariffs
September 23, 2018
White House Highlights ‘Made in America’
WASHINGTON—The White House hosted the second annual “Made in America” event on July 23, showcasing American-made goods from ...
July 24, 2018
Opioid Crisis Takes Toll on Small Businesses as Unemployment Drops
WASHINGTON—With unemployment being at an 18-year low, small businesses are struggling to fill job openings and retain workers. ...
June 17, 2018
Optimism in US Manufacturing Remains Near Record High
Manufacturers have reported a significant improvement in their activity over the past 12 months, and they are more ...
October 10, 2017
US Employers Created 156,000 Jobs in August
August's job growth came in slightly lower than estimates. However, it is unlikely to change the Fed's plan ...
September 3, 2017
America’s Rising Business Optimism
NEW YORK—Optimism within the nation's business world is soaring—reaching its highest levels in years. Yet recovery from the ...
March 23, 2017
Innovation Key to Job Growth in America
Offshoring production from the United States to factories overseas has arguably done a lot of damage to the ...
February 9, 2017
After Decades of Chinese Imports, How to Revive American Manufacturing?
Industrial innovation has slowed down in the United States mainly because of imports from China, according to a ...
December 23, 2016
The Conundrum of Chinese Manufacturing
Chinese manufacturing brings to the world a double edged sword: sheer pleasure in affordable shopping, and painful witness ...
September 28, 2016
Frank Tian Xie
6 Million Americans Have Unsafe Levels of Toxic Chemicals in Their Drinking Water
Polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a class of industrial chemicals that repel both oil and water and ...
August 9, 2016
These Hoodies Are Reinventing American Manufacturing
E-commerce and social platforms about slow fashion revolutionize the way we search and shop for our clothes. This ...
March 22, 2016
Second Federal Jury Says Roundup Contributes to Causing Cancer
Border Agents Snag Over 400 Illegals In Span of 5 Minutes
Man Raises Over $250,000 for Political Campaigns, Immigrant Families, and Keeps It for Himself, Feds Say
President Trump Donates Paycheck to Department of Homeland Security
Biden Tells Supporters He Plans to Run for President
New Zealand Holds First Funerals for Mosque Shooting Victims
The Associated Press
Mozambique Mourns as Cyclone Idai’s Toll Rises Above 300
The Associated Press
Seeking to End Suffering by Ending Energy Poverty
Trump and Bolsonaro Pledge ‘Historic Remaking’ of US–Brazil Relations
Supreme Court to Consider State Prosecution of Illegal Immigrant Identity Theft