What is happening: Industrial companies are increasingly seeing their sales numbers soften in China of late.
Who is this affecting: PPG Industries and H.B. Fueller have both reporter weaker sales in China.
Why is this happening: The economic slowdown in China looks to now be affecting companies and factories across the globe.
What does this mean: The upturn in US manufacturing may be losing momentum in the industrial sector.
Change: This is a dramatic change from the last decade. Between 2007 and 2017, US exports to China double to $130 billion per year.
Small manufacturers: Smaller manufacturers may take even more of a hit than the bigger fish. For example, Horween Leather Co usually exports 40% of its luxury goods to China. They are being forced to scale back production as sales fell by 10% in 2018.