Exceeds economists’ forecasts, down in 11 industries representing two thirds of total sales.
Part of a multi-year effort to shrink bloated industries such as steel, coal, aluminum, cement and glass
Foreign companies to get equal treatment with local enterprises.
Declines in motor vehicles, chemicals, primary metals and food.
Adds to complaints Beijing is shielding Chinese companies from foreign rivals.
Marcopolo will aid Winnipeg bus maker to grow and diversify.
But HSBC survey says export orders are off.
KraussMaffei focuses on strengthening global reach.
OTTAWA: Manufacturing sales edged up 0.1% in June to $44.8 billion, the 11th increase since manufacturing sales bottomed out 13 months ago, while the composite index slowed in July. Statistics Canada reports constant-dollar manufacturing sales rose 0.7% to $41.7 billion…