IHS News Releases - Country & Industry Forecasting

Country & Industry Forecasting

  • 5/27/16 5:36 am EDT

    Revenue from taxation has decreased by 23 percent; $18 a month per household charge for electricity and water, but $100 fine and lashings for possessing alcohol

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to their worsening financial situation, the Islamic State is continuing to increase, taxes and fines throughout its territory and in some cases introducing new ones. New analysis released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, reveals new information on the group’s centralized and pervasive taxation system. “Taxation makes up about 50 percent of the Islamic State’smore...
  • 5/26/16 2:26 pm EDT

    Ease-of-use and integrated geology and geophysics workflows key to selection of industry leading geoscience interpretation suite

    HOUSTON (May 26, 2016) – Following a performance-based assessment, Statoil, one of the world’s leading energy producers, has selected the IHS Kingdom® geologic and geophysical interpretation software suite as its primary geoscience workflow platform for the company’s U.S. onshore operations, according to IHS (NYSE: IHS), the global source of critical information and insight.IHS Kingdom is the industry leading Microsoft Windows®-based geoscience software interpretation tool used by thousands ofmore...
  • 5/26/16 9:44 am EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Loyalty among SUV/CUV owners in the United States has soared to record levels, according to recent analysis from business information provider IHS Automotive, part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). Sixty-three percent of SUV/CUV owners who returned to market for a new vehicle during the first quarter of 2016 purchased another SUV or CUV, figures gleaned from the analysis of more than 1.9 million return to market events during the quarter. Comparatively, loyaltymore...
  • 5/26/16 5:00 am EDT

    Region will import approximately 50 percent of its polyethylene requirements by 2025

    HOUSTON (May 26, 2016) – Demand for polyethylene (PE), the key raw material for plastics production, is growing in Latin America thanks to an expanding middle class, but the region’s current and planned PE capacity will continue to fall short of demand, driving the region to import approximately 50 percent of its PE needs by 2025, according to a new study by IHS (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.    Demand for PE (in all forms) in Latinmore...
  • 5/25/16 10:00 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 25, 2016) –Construction costs fell again in May, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) registered 49.3 this month, up from 48.5 in April. The headline index has consistently trailed the neutral mark for the past 17 months. However, the current headline figure has steadily risen since hitting 41.3 in February and is now the closest it has been to the neutralmore...
  • 5/24/16 9:00 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 24, 2016) – Global unit shipments of smart city devices, which are internet-connected devices used in smart city projects, will increase from 115.4 million in 2015 to 1.2 billion in 2025. Although in 2015 North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific each received approximately one-third of unit shipments, the Asia-Pacific region will receive over half of all device shipments by 2025, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information andmore...
  • 5/23/16 6:00 am EDT
    IHS Says 2015 Marks Lowest Year Since 1952 for Conventional Oil Discoveries

    North American tight oil alone cannot cover future supply gap - conventional exploration will need to resume

    HOUSTON (May 23, 2016) – Volumes for conventional oil and gas discoveries made outside of North America have continued their multi-year decline, and the results are dramatic – just 12 billion barrels of oil equivalent (BOE, includes natural gas) estimated recoverable resources were discovered in 2015, a record low since 1952, when discoveries reached just 7.8 BOE, according to new analysis from IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. The volume ofmore...
  • 5/23/16 12:02 am EDT
    SHANGHAI, China (23 May 2016) – Solar analysts representing business information provider IHS (NYSE: IHS) will gather at the SNEC 10th International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai on 23-26 May 2016. They will also speak at the Industry Workshop: Global PV Market – Outlook and Development Strategies on 24 May to discuss important industry trends facing China and the global photovoltaic (PV) markets.  Top-line analysis and insights on the global PV,more...
  • 5/22/16 12:01 am EDT

    Demand and market consolidation to fuel €2 billion in revenue by 2020; Iran’s 14 million TV households present new opportunities for regional TV players

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2015 was the year of growth for the pay TV market in the Middle East and North Africa region, according to a new report from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. The report, entitled Middle East and North Africa Pay TV Market Monitor, says the number of pay TV households jumped 10 percent in 2015 to 4.95 million. In the 13 countries covered by the annual report, revenues from pay TVmore...
  • 5/19/16 11:30 am EDT

    SD-WAN to hit $1.3 billion by 2020

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (May 19, 2016) – The global data center and enterprise software‑defined networking (SDN) market—including in-use for SDN Ethernet switches, SDN controllers, software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) appliances and control and management—rose 82 percent in 2015 from the prior year, reaching $1.4 billion, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.“New SDN use cases continue to emerge, and 2015 was no exception withmore...

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