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JEITA: Japan Shipments of Consumer Electronic Equipment YTD2014

JEITA: Japan Domestic Shipments of Major Consumer Electronic Equipment, YTD2014 / Statistics.

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JEITA: June 2014 Production by the Japanese Electronics Industry

JEITA: June 2014 Production by the Japanese Electronics Industry / Statistics.

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GPI Slows in July

A monthly benchmark that gauges purchasing professionals’ views on procurement activity in the electronic components marketplace. A reading below 100 indicates pessimism; a reading above 100 indicates optimism.

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Infographic: Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Through 2014

Back in mid-May, the firm KPMG created an infographic based on its research, called “Global Manufacturing Outlook 2014.” As we go into Labor Day, it is a good time to take a look at what the firm thinks the remainder of 2014 has in store for global manufacturing and the supply chain that supports it.

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Japan’s industrial output up 0.2% in July

TOKYO (Kyodo) —  Japan’s industrial production rose a weaker-than-expected 0.2 percent in seasonally adjusted terms in July from the previous month, the government said Friday, signaling that companies are still struggling with slower demand following the April 1 consumption tax hike.

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7 Ways To Shore Up Supply Chain Security

Your supply chain is the biggest source of risk in your entire operation. Unfortunately, there are many day-to-day aspects that you’ll never be able to completely control or manage. Sometimes, you’ll need to rely on the strength and diligence of your partners to make sure your operations are safe.

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U.S. Economy Grew At Brisk Rate In Q2

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated.

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