A large literature on this important development has appeared, but a consensus for the reasons for the slowdown
has not yet emerged.
"This is because a slowdown
in China's economy will lead to greater concerns over a global economic slowdown
as the Chinese economy already contributes greatly to the growth of the global economy, while the growth momentum of the world economy has significantly weakened," the BOK report said.
The firm said the PLUS ACT will help prevent the type of maritime labor slowdowns
at the Port of Portland and 28 other West Coast ports that disrupted domestic and international trade and nearly brought the US economy to a standstill earlier this year.
Southbound I-5 slowdowns
will occur Monday and Tuesday.
in 2007 is unlikely to impede the growth of the rest of the world.
He credits some of the tightness to the usual winter slowdown
. "Spreads are tight since demand has dropped on the automotive end," Dorfman says.
David Keim, vice president of Natare Corp., an Indianapolis supplier of commercial pool equipment, said the government also could step in to help offset a commercial slowdown
by increasing spending on public works projects such as municipal pods.
The entry server market, servers priced less than $100,000, were least impacted by the Y2K slowdown
with a strong growth rate of nearly 13 percent in 1999.
The wider economic slowdown
, meanwhile, has trimmed the amount of industrial scrap that flows into the yards of processors.
The economic slowdown
tended to depress the growth of U.S.