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By Edward ChristopherSep 14, 2021

VP Harris Trip to SE Asia Consistent with AMT Global Services Strategy

The market potential for manufacturing technology in Southeast Asia led to an AMT initiative to develop services to build and expand its members' market share there.

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International
By Arun MahajanAug 30, 2021

International News From the Field: India

India’s industry is humming along at a pre-pandemic pace, if not better. The PMI is above 55. Vehicle sales are up 34% YOY, with commercial vehicles up 165%. The new Vehicle Scrappage Policy was launched, which will attract billions of dollars in new ...

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International
By Hubert SawickiAug 24, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

This week, we focus on the Netherlands, the seventh largest economy of Europe and fifth within the European Union (EU), a small country with a large economy. Its GDP is over $1 trillion. Famous as a food and plant exporter ...

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International
By Patrick McGibbonAug 12, 2021

Global Markets are Blossoming

The United States is experiencing a rebound in manufacturing that increasingly strains and tests traditional supply chains. As a result, U.S. manufacturers are rethinking how they manage risks associated with supply chains.

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International
By Arun MahajanJul 26, 2021

International News From the Field: India

Due to the pandemic’s second wave in India, June’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) contracted, dipping below 50 for the first time in 11 months. However, the worst is over, and the business resumption index jumped from 92% to 96% last week.

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By Hubert SawickiJul 12, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

The fourth-largest economy of the European Union (sixth in Europe overall), Spain, with a nominal GDP of about $1.5 trillion, was particularly affected by the pandemic. The recovery has been slow. However, the forecast for the year is for 5% growth.

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International
By Arun MahajanJun 21, 2021

International News From the Field: India

Since the second week of May, the effects of India’s COVID-19 resurgence that has held the world’s attention have subsided. The lockdowns are easing, and local businesses are opening again.

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International
By Edward ChristopherJun 17, 2021

Human Tragedy and Economic Triumph in India

The ADB still predicts India’s GDP will rebound strongly at 11% in FY 2021 due to continued economic recovery stimulated by increased public investment, the vaccine rollout, and the surge in domestic demand.

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International
By Hubert SawickiJun 11, 2021

International News From the Field: Europe

In this week’s edition, we focus on France, with a few other general EU considerations. As the third largest economy in Europe, and the seventh in the world, France is not all about food. Their manufacturing PMI is hovering around 59 and relies heavily...

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International
By Arun MahajanMay 24, 2021

International News From the Field: India

Despite grappling with the pandemic’s second wave, India’s manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) remained quite strong at 55.5 in April. India continues to claw its way forward, maintaining the forecast for recovery and economic opportunity...

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