ICYMI: World Manufacturing Ends 2013 on a Strong Note

According to an article published by Reuters today, global manufacturing ended on a strong note in 2013, as major exporters like Germany, Italy and Japan posted their fastest growth in years. The article notes that, “Years of loose monetary policy, along with soaring stock markets, appear to be bolstering economic confidence. That bodes well for a global economy that has struggled to shake off the effects of financial crisis and recession.” While manufacturing appears to be reviving throughout the euro zone, performance was a bit more mixed in Asia, as China’s performance remained modest.

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