GM shifts even more production to Mexico (even as its US sales fall). But Ford’s imports from Mexico plunge. FCA’s, Audi’s, Nissan’s down too.
An ugly report. How will it impact the overall economy?
Latest data is out. Folks who hoped the Renminbi would break the dollar hegemony have to be very patient.
And a special word on apparel sales, as a sign of our times.
NAFTA 2.0 gets complicated for US & global manufacturers, particularly automakers.
But US “Energy Independence” is More Complicated.
Its China team “saw increasing patterns of fraud, counterfeits and unsafe products.” But US consumers have no clue where the sellers are and where the products came from.
And these are the good times. What happens in a recession?
One of the world’s critical choke points for maritime traffic.
US-China trade war, falling business confidence, slowdown in China, German exports, and new: the temporary shutdown of Hong Kong’s airport, the largest cargo hub in the world.