The following chart is derived from yesterday’s Industrial Production data. Not surprising, computer and electronic manufacturing is up year-on-year and has significantly outperformed the rest of the manufacturing sector as measured in the Industrial production data.
by Katharina Buchholz, Aug 14, 2020After almost 1.5 years of the U.S.-China trade war, some cracks are starting to show in the commitment of U.S. companies to their China operations. In mid-2019 as well as in mid-2020, around 15 percent of companies surveyed said that they were moving at least part of their operations out of … More More U.S. Companies Are Moving Out of China
What is a small Chinese electronics factory like? We’re visiting a factory that does PCB assembly(PCBA), and final assembly (putting the finished product together and putting it in boxes). This is going deep into the Strange Parts archives – this is the first ever factory tour video I made, long before I started Strange Parts. … More Inside a Small Chinese Electronics Factory – Video
COTD – Chart of the Day Source: FiveThirtyEight
COTD: Chart of the Day The World Bank published its latest Global Economic Prospects report on Monday, providing us with another glimpse of the expected economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to its revised forecasts, the global economy will shrink by 5.2 percent this year, which would mark the deepest recession since World War II. “This is … More COTD: COVID Growth Impact – Statista