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|Assessing tax 2013 tax rate benchmarking study - Industrial Manufacturing & Metals analysis
Tax rate benchmarking can give company executives valuable data and insight into their tax functions. PwC's report Assessing tax, a benchmarking study for industrial products and automotive sectors, analyzes tax rate metrics for 316 companies, highlighting general trends and details by industry sector.
|Forging ahead: Q3 2013metals industry mergers and acquisitions analysis
Each edition global deal activity for the quarter and the year-to-date, and takes a closer look at the large deals and industry trends.
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|A homecoming for US manufacturing? Why a resurgence in US manufacturing may be the next big bet
The manufacturing sector in the US is rebounding. Factors that could impact reshoring decisions include labor, materials, transportation/energy costs, market demand, the availability of talent and capital, tax rates, and currency fluctuations.
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|Hard commodities: Metals volatility
Metals industry executive interviews reveal that metals companies need to go beyond a solid hedging strategy and develop an agile risk assessment methodology to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
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|Minerals and metals scarcity in manufacturing: The ticking time bomb
Why senior executives of leading global manufacturing companies see resource scarcity as a major issue over the coming five years—and what they are planning to do about it.
|Shale gas: A renaissance in US manufacturing?
A PwC analysis finds that full-scale and robust shale gas development through 2025 could yield a number of potential benefits for the industrial manufacturing, chemicals, and metals industries.
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