SINGAPORE (July 29): “Generally speaking, you have resilience in the services sector and in the construction sector. At the same time, this outlook is getting worse and worse. And it’s getting worse and worse in manufacturing, especially. And it’s getting worse and worse in those countries where manufacturing is very important.”Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, on the economic outlook, at a July 25 press conference.

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