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Intense heat wave slows down India's manufacturing growth in May

Lower work hours affected production volumes.
2 days ago

Intense heat wave slows down India's manufacturing growth in May

Lower work hours affected production volumes.
2 days ago

EU to impose extra tariffs of up to 38.1% on Chinese BEVs

China sounds alarm, warning that trade and economic cooperation are at risk.
3 days ago

Smartphone shipments decline but AI chip demand surges

AI chip production rises to meet the growing demand for AI functionalities in new electronics.
3 days ago

G4 manufacturing index rises to 49.6 in May

This is the highest since September 2022.
5 days ago

China's rapid battery electric vehicles growth defies global slowdown

It surges ahead with 25% BEV penetration, fueled by affordability and government backing.
6 days ago

Global treaty key to advancing waste management in manufacturing: WEF

Unified policies and funding are essential for scaling plastic waste solutions in Asia.

Global Bio-CDMOs set for 12.5% annual growth through 2028

Push for innovations and strategic expansions across the value chain drive the bio-CDMO industry.

Asian supply chains stretched for the first time since January

Global supply chains are also operating near their full capacity.

Supply chain deals boost global M&A activity in Q1: expert

Supply chain M&A deals totalled US$52b across 19 transactions.

Experts see Southeast Asia upping their game in chip assembly, packaging 

China, Taiwan and Korea will continue to dominate back-end chip manufacturing.

Government incentives spur Thailand’s EV market

Policies help reduce electric vehicle costs.

Weak auto sales dampen the sentiment of big manufacturers in Japan: survey

The latest showing was still among the strongest in two years.

Asia Pacific chip sales up in February: SIA

Sales volume in China, Japan and the rest of APAC totaled US$29.7b.

Outdated OS exposes manufacturers to cybersecurity risks

86% of industry leaders use outdated operating systems.

Asian manufacturing investments surge amidst supply chain risk

Increased investments and import volumes signal robust expansion, despite emerging supply chain risks and reshoring trends.

How employee involvement spurs technology integration in manufacturing

A World Economic Forum study unlocks a wealth of ways to improve the technology introduction process and avoid losing employees.