Tag: manufacturing

Economic Sentiment Index

Economic Sentiment Index

The European Commission has tempered expectations and pointed out that the index itself remains at an overall high level and other indicators, such as industrial capacity utilisation, remain well above their average level over....

/ January 10, 2019

Chart of the Week: Week 28, 2018: Imports of Machinery and Electronics from China to US vs US Employment in the Manufacturing Sector

Imports from China into the USA have increased more than sixfold in the last twenty years, with the US trade deficit with China currently at $336 billion. ‘Made in China 2025’, the Chinese government drive to dominate the global market...

/ July 12, 2018
UK Production

Chart of the Week: Week 6, 2016: UK Production

This morning the UK's production index for the end of 2015 was released, and it showed that the poor end to the year left the UK's production sector, and in particular manufacturing, smaller than at the end of 2014.

/ February 10, 2016
UK GDP Growth by Sector

Chart of the Week: Week 22, 2015: UK GDP Growth by Sector

Contrary to most economists' expectations, the overall growth rate in the first quarter of this year remained unchanged last week, at a disappointing 0.3% (most people had expected it to be revised upwards).

/ June 3, 2015