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Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Topics
Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

2018

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    July 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    US monetary tightening and ongoing global trade tensions add clouds to emerging economies’ outlook.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    July 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    With global growth plateauing and with ongoing trade disputes, it is unlikely that net exports will continue to be a strong driver of growth in the Euro Area. The Euro Area economy will continue to moderate through the end of 2018.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    July 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Domestic outlook remains strong despite trade tensions.

  5. China's new pollution tax - a breath of fresh air for MNC's, but with important risks to monitor

    June 2018 | China Center Publications

    We look at how the new tax differs from the old fee-based system, and what those changes will mean for tax amounts payable as well as broader considerations regarding investments in environmental management systems.

  6. Long Arm of the Law: GDPR's Impact on HR Data (Executive Summary)

    June 2018 | Key Business Issues

    GDPR mandates that human capital data, much of which qualifies as “sensitive,” be protected vigorously. What’s HR’s role in protecting the personal data of employees, applicants, and contingent workers?

  7. China Center Deep Dive Exchange Session Report: China's Cybersecurity Law

    June 2018 | China Center Publications

    In May 2018, China Center member companies convened to share perspectives on network and data compliance requirements and to discuss ideas and experiences on assuring network and data security, maintaining operational efficiency, and meeting regulator expectations. 

  8. Economics Watch® - China View: April data suggest slowing momentum

    June 2018 | China Center Publications

    Although The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for China suggests overall improvement in the near term, a closer reading suggests conditions are uneven at best.

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    June 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    June 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets' GDP growth in 2018 will remain the same as last year, at 3.9 percent.

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.1%
  • Brazil 1.0%
  • China 2.1%
  • Euro Area 0.6%
  • France 0.5%
  • Germany 0.0%
  • Global 0.7%
  • India 0.6%
  • Japan 0.5%
  • Korea 0.5%
  • Mexico 1.2%
  • Spain 0.3%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.2%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website