Chinese manufacturing rebounds – but is it sustainable?

Output from the Chinese manufacturing industry approached a ten-year high last month as it recovered from…

British Steel’s white knight eyes up Port Talbot

Just over six months after taking over British Steel’s Scunthorpe operations, China’s privately owned Jingye Group…

SE Asian and Chinese manufacturers perk up

Chinese manufacturers and theirJapanese and South Korean counterparts continued their recovery from the fallout of the…

Sinomach pumps $29bn into Greater Bay Area

Sinomach is planning to  build a US$28.6 billion smart industrial complex in Huizhou in China's Greater…

Demand for Malaysian rubber gloves rockets

The rocketing demand for Malaysian rubber gloves and other protective gear triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic…

Tide may be turning for Turkey – but not just yet

Ankara wants to establish the country as an international travel and logistics hub.

Bulgarian aluminium specialists and Gestamp: inroads into auto industry

Etem Bulgaria, the wholly-owned subsidiary of the  Belgium-based holding company Viohalco and a leading regional producer…

Surge in high-tech investments helps Guandong shake off low-cost image

Foreign direct investment into Guangdong surged  by 13.6% to just under $17bn in the first nine…

Milan takes fast train to China

Milan became the latest European city to join up to China’s Belt and Road initiative last…

Indian manufacturing bucks global trends with 9% growth rate

Indian manufacturing sector: After clocking up a growth rate of above 9% for the second quarter…

China looks set to relocate key enterprises to Russian Far East

China is set to move a number of enterprises operating in 12 key sectors  to the…

Indian private sector activity hits three year high on the back of new orders

Activity in the Indian private sector  surged to its highest level in over three years last month, driven…

China’s ‘zombie enterprises’ to cut 5m jobs as Moody’s downgrades outlook

China’s ‘zombie enterprises‘ are to lose between five and six  million workers  over the next two to…

Russian industrial output down first time in six years

Russian industrial output in Russia shrank by 3.4% – the first  drop in 6 years –  the…

France to invest $10bn in India to support Make in India drive

Make in India: French companies will invest $10bn India over the next five years, chiefly in…

Haier agrees to pay $4.5bn for GE appliance unit in global drive

General Electric has agreed to sell its appliance unit to China’s Qingdao Haier for $4.5bn, as the Shanghai-listed…

ChemChina to acquire Germany’s KrausMaffei Group for €925m

A consortium headed by ChemChina, China’s largest state-run chemical firm, is to acquire Germany’s KraussMaffei Group for €925m from the…

Pakistan creates five SEZs along China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

The federal government of Pakistan has upgraded five industrial estates to special economic zone status as…

Rostec in technology JV talks with Iran’s industrial sector – Chemezov

Russia’s state-run industrial holding company Rostec has been holding  talks in Tehran around the possibility of establishing technology-based…

Chinese steel production suffers first decline in 30 years

Chinese steel production fell  between January and September 2015, the first decline in 30 years, as mills…

Moscow warns of Turkish sanctions over Russian jet incident

Russian jet incident: Russia has warned that it could impose  heavy economic sanctions on Ankara after…

Italy’s Denali and Fata plan €4bn Iranian steel investment

Iranian Mines and Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced on Wednesday two Italian companies, Denali and Fata…

Next five years vital to success of Made in China 2025 – E&Y

Chinese companies must carry on upgrading  their operations over the next five years and  establish more…

Baosteel starts trials at Zhanjiang plant as Redcar shuts down

The Shanghai-based iron and steel manufacturer Baosteel began trial operations at its Zhanjiang steel factory in  Guangdong province…