Manufacturers are growing more optimistic about the future. Overall, uncertainty is waning. However, concerns about the global economy remain, as do several barriers to business growth. Among them is hiring, which continues to be a challenge for many. Read more
The BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2013 was released recently, and provides an excellent look at where the various sectors are today.
It’s the 62nd edition of this report, and as BP Group Chief Executive Bob Dudley says in his introduction, it goes through pretty much “country-by-country, fuel-by-fuel.” If you’re looking for a comprehensive portrait of world energy production and consumption trends, this is the ticket. All information in this article has been sourced from the report. Read more