Category Archives: Manufacturing
Industrial production in Mexico is up 3% over last year, a gain many attribute to increasing Chinese salaries and international trade tensions. Growing activity along the border signals that many companies are now pursing business opportunities they overlooked during the recession.
Power shortages and blackouts across China have led to increased rationing in recent months. While some manufacturers are using diesel generators to keep up with production, this access to power comes at a price. Generators run at twice the cost of power produced from the electric grid. The shortage will undoubtedly impact the price of Chinese exports.