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Today in Manufacturing Podcast
Today in Manufacturing has a new podcast brought to you by the editors of Industrial Media. In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward.
Mar 19th, 2021
Solar Ambitions Collide with China Labor Complaints
The global solar industry gets 45% of its polysilicon from Xinjian, where the government is accused of mass incarceration and other abuses.
May 24th, 2021
Huawei Sales Down 16.5% Amid US Sanctions
China’s first global tech brand is struggling to hold onto its market share.
Apr 28th, 2021
China Slams US Plan to Expel Carriers in Tech Clash
The FCC voted Wednesday to begin revoking the companies' licenses.
Mar 18th, 2021
Chinese Exports Surge as Global Demand Recovers from Virus
The jump was nearly double the growth expected by forecasters.
Mar 8th, 2021
China Blocks App Used for Political Discussion
Clubhouse allowed many mainland users their first direct communication with people in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Feb 9th, 2021
Troubled Conglomerate Missing Up to $15B
The company says creditors want it declared bankrupt after a global acquisition spree.
Feb 1st, 2021
China's Exports Up Despite Virus
Its trade surplus climbed to one of the highest levels ever reported.
Jan 14th, 2021
China's Leaders Say Tech Growth Top Priority
The government is showing increasing urgency about developing Chinese competitors in electric cars, telecoms, biotech and other fields.
Dec 18th, 2020
Huawei Selling Phone Brand in Face of US Sanctions
The sale aims to revive Honor by separating it from Huawei’s network equipment business.
Nov 17th, 2020
China's Exports Accelerate, Boosted by US Demand
China’s exporters benefited from a relatively early reopening and demand for masks and other medical supplies.
Nov 10th, 2020
Huawei Sales Up, but Growth Slows Under Virus, US Pressure
The company's growth for the first three quarters of 2020 was down from the 13.1% reported at the mid-year mark.
Oct 23rd, 2020