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ASIA MANUFACTURING COST DRIVERS REPORT

                        Q3– 2019 (Jul, Aug, Sep) Tracking The Trends Which Drive Costs In Asian Manufacturing Executive Summary The commodity price trends in the third quarter are mixed in Asia. Many grades of Plastics, Rubber, Paper, Textiles and Ceramics raw materials prices were mostly down in price. While some grades of Alum, Metals, Wood and Fuel

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Global Executive Forum: Future of the China Relationship For Kentucky Business

Event Description: Global Executive Forum: Future of the China Relationship For Kentucky Business Date: October 10, 2019 Time: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT. Register Now As the trade war looms on between the U.S. and China, Kentucky businesses are modifying business practices to navigate this new environment.  What does the future hold for the relationship with China and our

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supply chain conference

The Supply Chain Conference Of The Year Is Coming In September!

Join us for the all-new ASCM 2019 taking place September 16 – 18. THE SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE OF THE YEAR will feature all new content, insightful speakers and keynotes, and the opportunity to build connections with supply chain professionals from across the world. ASCM 2019 features keynote by Fareed Zakaria, CNN Worldwide host, Washington Post columnist,

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ASIA MANUFACTURING COST DRIVERS REPORT Q2– 2019 (Apr, May, Jun) Tracking The Trends Which Drive Costs In Asian Manufacturing

Executive Summary The commodity price trends in the second quarter are down in Asia. Many grades of Plastics, Steel, Metals, Fuel, Textiles and Ceramics raw materials prices were mostly down in price. While some grades of Alum, Wood and paper prices were all up. Labor rates were steady in the lower wage countries. The trend

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JOIN US for 3 Learning Sessions at the ASD SHOW in Las Vegas – July 28-31

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Come join us at the ASD Show in Las Vegas July 28-31 for 3 exclusive learning sessions targeted to all private label buyers and importers. ASD Market Week is 9 Trade Shows in 1 Central Location that features 19 Retail Categories from 2,700 Vendors from around the world. You can Find New Suppliers and Vendors,

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SIS 6.0 RELEASED BY SOURCE IT GROUP

The Source International IT Team released the first version SIS 6.0 live online at 13:00PM May 8th, Beijing Time, and 1:00AM May 8th, USA Eastern Daylight Time) The SIS 6.0 release is a huge makeover and simplification of the SIS Platform with increased digitation of operational and product data and enhanced speed and search ability. New

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ASIA MANUFACTURING COST DRIVERS REPORT

                         Q1 – 2019 (Jan, Feb, Mar) Executive Summary The commodity price trends in the first quarter are mixed in Asia. Many grades of Rubber, Metals, Wood, Paper, Ceramics raw materials prices were mostly down in price. While some grades of Steel, Alum, Textiles and Fuel prices were all go up. Also Labor rates were

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ASIA MANUFACTURING COST DRIVERS REPORT Q4

Executive SummaryThe commodity price trends in the fourth quarter are mostly down in Asia. Many grades of Plastics, Rubber, Steel, Alum, Metals, Paper, Textiles raw materials and Fuel prices were mostly down in price while some grades of Wood, Freight went up in price. Labor rates were steady in the lower wage countries, and Ceramics

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ASIA MANUFACTURING COST DRIVERS REPORT Q3

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The commodity price trends in the third quarter in Asia are mostly up. Many grades of Plastics, Rubber, Steel, Alum, Wood and Paper raw materials rose in price while some grades of Metals, Textiles and Ceramics went down in price. Petroleum and fuel prices were up in this quarter and labor rates were steady in the lower wage countries. The US Dollar rose moderately against most of the Asian currencies in Q3. China imports and exports saw up in the quarter. The China PPI was down slightly while the China CPI was up slightly. The PMI USA and Hong Kong indexes saw a slightly improvement in Q3 while PMI China saw a little marginally down. Below is a chart of the general trends and for all the details, please see the entire report.

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EXPERIENCE THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Experience the future of manufacturing and join us at FABTECH from November 6th through the 8th at the Georgia World Congress in Atlanta where the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing community come together to see what’s new and what’s next. Source International will be giving a presentation on Smart Manufacturing Product Development Process: Get to Market Faster on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. 

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