Several measures gauging the manufacturing industry activity are showing discouraging results. The latest manufacturing gauging index slipped below 50, which indicates the deceleration in the manufacturing industry, falling to 49.7 in August.
For Indian business, the government and the central bank, data revisions that have transformed the country's $2.1 trillion economy into one of the world's fastest growing are too good to be true.
Nguyen Nam owns an engineering services firm in Ho Chi Minh City that pays no taxes nor any salaries. The flip side is it earns no revenue either.
A bid by China to rein in its "shadow banking" activity is producing results, thanks to slowing economic growth and tighter regulation.
China's latest interest rate cut is set to dent the profitability of domestic lenders, especially mid-sized banks, which are already suffering from higher bad loans and a slowdown in profit growth.
In a survey conducted over UAE small and medium enterprises, over 80% would hire more employees in the next six months.
Claiming survival of the local industry, the All India Plastics Manufacturers Association has written to the Indian Finance Minister to revise the import duties on plastics.
HgCapital buys E-conomic, an online accounting company for SMEs.
Private equity financing can help solve the lack of growth of small and medium-sized enterprises in Rwanda.