Greater frequency of military exercises on Russia’s frontier
LONDON (20 October 2016) – Since the Ukraine crisis began, orders for new defence equipment in the Baltics has doubled and will double again in the next two years, according to analysis released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia increased spending on new defence equipment from $210 million in 2014 to $390 million in 2016. Together by 2018, those three countries are expected to spend around $670more...
SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO) automotive experts will again share insights
and industry trends on the global automotive aftermarket and commercial
vehicle market during the annual Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo
(AAPEX), October 31-November 3, 2016 in Las Vegas.
Several leaders from the OEM, aftermarket and commercial vehicle teams
at IHS Markit will take part in the convention program this year and
will be available for interviewsmore...
September production levels fell 1.2 percent, signaling retreat from peak 2016 monthly averages
HOUSTON (October 18, 2016) – U.S. natural gas production levels in the lower 48 states declined by nearly 1.2 percent in September 2016 compared to August 2016 levels, according to analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. September’s decline drops year-to-date production levels 1 percent compared to the same period in 2015. Overall, lower 48 U.S. dry gas production averaged 71.8 Bcf/d (billion cubic feet of gas/day), IHSmore...
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Knowles, Goertek and AAC ranked as the top three global suppliers of
packaged MEMS microphones for 2015, according to the latest analysis
from IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO), a world leader in critical information,
analytics and solutions.
MEMS (micro-electromechanical systems) technology is utilized to produce
microphones used in laptops, hearing aids, wearables and smartphones
among many other products. Last year, MEMS microphonesmore...
TV programme producers adapt to the era of internet TV
LONDON (17 October 2016) – Online platforms Netflix and Amazon have ramped up their investment in programming, spending $7.5 billion last year—more than CBS, HBO, Turner and most countries, including South Korea and Australia.Between 2013 and 2015, Netflix and Amazon more than doubled their annual expenditure on programming. In 2013, Amazon spent $1.22 billion; that jumped to $2.67 billion in 2015. In the same timeframe, Netflix spending rose from $2.38 billion to $4.91 billion.The findingsmore...
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As technology improves and as prices fall, professional service robots
are increasingly doing jobs formerly handled by human workers. Revenue
from professional service robots reached $2.6 billion, with around
20,000 units shipped in 2015, according to a new report from IHS Markit
(Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and
The emerging market for professional service robots is forecast tomore...
Reduced reflationary capacity of central banks means growth could remain below potential for several years
LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global economic growth may remain stuck in low gear for several more
years, though a worldwide recession is unlikely, according to the third
Global Risk Service report from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO).
Global economic risk, as measured by the IHS
Global Risk Service short-term risk index, has been rising since
late 2014 and now sits at elevated levels compared to its pre-Great
Recession readings. This is indicative ofmore...
Container shipping lines are incurring hundreds of millions of dollars in fuel costs by not putting enough focus on berth productivity
NEWARK, New Jersey (13 October 2016) – Productivity levels at the world’s top 30 container ports have demonstrated little sign of improvement over the past two years, and ports in several world regions are showing worrying levels of decline, according to the latest port productivity analysis by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Relative port productivity among the top 30 ports decreased by 7.5 percent between the first half of 2014more...
LONDON (12 October 2016) –Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) --part of business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and an internationally referenced price reporting agency serving the oil, natural gas and biofuels industries -- has completed its fourth annual independent audit. This audit was carried out on its oil price reporting business that includes its benchmarked U.S. Natural Gas Liquids, U.S. West Coast Refined Spots, U.S. Midwest Refined Spots, Europe LPG and U.S.more...
Vaca Muerta investors Dow Chemical and YPF to speak at 2016 Latin American Petrochemicals and Polymers Conference, Nov 19, in Buenos Aires, prior to APLA
HOUSTON (Oct. 12, 2016) – Executives from YPF and Dow Chemical—among other investors in Argentina’s promising Vaca Muerta unconventional oil and gas play -- will offer insights on the play and their companies’ future development of petrochemicals in Argentina at the upcoming 6th Annual Latin American Petrochemicals and Polymers Conference (LAPPC) 2016, Nov. 19, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, is hosting themore...