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News Manufacturing General
August 3, 2020  

Eurozone economy suffers record drop during lockdown months

The decline in Europe compares with a 9.5% quarter-on-quarter drop in the United States

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 4, 2017  

Eurozone economy growing at fastest rate in 6 years

Growth broad-based across manufacturing, services and countries.

News Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
February 4, 2016  

Eurozone economy ‘losing steam’: survey

Purchasing managers’ index falls to a four-month low in January.

News Manufacturing Economy General Production
January 6, 2016  

Survey suggests Eurozone economy set for ‘robust expansion’

19-country economy ends 2015 with best quarterly performance since mid-2011.

News Manufacturing Economy General
December 3, 2014  

Survey finds eurozone teetering on the brink of recession

Markit purchasing managers’ index slipped a full point to a 16-month low of 51.1 in November.

News Manufacturing Economy General
November 20, 2014  

Survey raises fears of the recession in eurozone

Markits says purchasing managers’ index falls to 51.4.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 18, 2014  

Recession, debt, deflation: mounting threats facing the global economy

Only the US and Britain are growing at decent rates.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 15, 2014  

OECD cuts economic growth forecast for eurozone

Think tank says more stimulus is needed.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 14, 2014  

Loonie advances ahead of employment data

Traders look to dismal eurozone growth over Ukraine fears.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
January 30, 2014  

Stronger growth forecast for US economy in 2014

US unemployment rate is on track to decline to 6.5% by 2015, and job gains will be spread across most economic sectors.

News General
January 7, 2014  

EU inflation dips further, boosting pressure on ECB policymakers

The ECB is tasked with setting monetary policy to keep inflation just below 2%, but inflation across the 17 EU countries fell to 0.8% in December.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
September 12, 2013  

Huge 1.5% fall in eurozone industrial output in July

The fall is fuelled by a 2.3% monthly decline in Germany, stoking fears about the fragility of the eurozone’s economy.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
August 19, 2013  

Europe recovery will fuel Canadian export lift: CIBC

A 2% boost plus increased demand for commodities in China.

News Business Operations Production Technology
July 22, 2013  

Eurozone debt burden rises to record 92.2% of GDP in Q1

Austerity measures have kept a lid on economic growth; taxes choking consumption and investment.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
June 7, 2013  

Flaherty says European economic problems keep him up at night

Canada has to deal with protectionist measures if global free trade is going to be accomplished, finance minister says.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
June 7, 2013  

Germany lowers 2013 growth forecast, but says recovery is starting

Lingering recession in the 17-nation eurozone and cold weather dragged down growth earlier this year.

News Business Operations Operations
April 22, 2013  

Spending cuts, tax increases reduce eurozone deficit, but debt still rising

In 2012, eurozone debt was worth 90.6% of the region’s annual GDP, up from 87.3%.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
March 13, 2013  

Industrial production across EU down by 0.4% in January

Eurozone currently stuck in a recession, recovery later this year.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
January 14, 2013  

Eurozone industrial output slips for 3rd consecutive month

Decline raises fears that a recession continued into the final months of 2012.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
November 26, 2012  

Canada, EU free trade talks likely to spill into 2013

Key principals fail to bridge contentious issues still separating the parties.

News Business Operations
August 30, 2012  

Wen meets Merkel: calls for action on EU debt

Expressing alarm at Europe’s debt problems, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao called on Greece, Spain and Italy to embrace budget cuts and get their finances in order after meeting today with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

News Business Operations
August 14, 2012  

Euro economy shrinks 0.2% in Q2, edging closer to recession

US’s biggest export customer, fall-off will hit order books.

News Business Operations Operations Production
July 30, 2012  

Investors looks to central banks to keep recovery on track

Eurozone leaders promise to pull out all the stops to keep union together.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
June 12, 2012  

Asia braces for weak exports amid Euro crisis

Its biggest customer is in trouble, and wreaking havoc on Asia’s export economy.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
June 12, 2012  

Carney says Europe is making strides towards steady bank system

Financial reforms will be combined with bold steps in Europe, according to Bank of Canada’s main man.

Tech Centre Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 7, 2012  

APMA 2012: Experts say go global, innovative

Parts producers optimistic, but Europe, CAW negotiations and competition hampering sector growth amid recovery.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
June 7, 2012  

Euro crisis weakening SME confidence: CFIB

Survey suggests Canadian firms are more pessimistic about unfolding global economic conditions.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
May 9, 2012  

Canadians hungry for M&A: Ernst & Young

More Canadian companies intend to pursue acquisitions, bucking global statistics, according to a survey by Ernst & Young.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
April 4, 2012  

Global economic recovery needs more firepower

IMF managing director calls on the international community to keep troubled economies from going under.

News General
January 27, 2012  

Global business confidence in Q4: Zero [VIDEO]

The crisis in the Eurozone continues to erode global business confidence, according to a Grant Thornton International survey.