IHS News Releases - Country & Industry Forecasting

Country & Industry Forecasting

  • 12/1/15 8:30 am EST
    November 2015 Paychex IHS Small Business Jobs Index
    • National index was 100.42 in November, increasing 0.08 percent from the previous month; November marks the 50th consecutive month the national index has been over 100
    • Mountain remains top-ranked region; Washington continues to lead among states; Dallas again tops metro areas
    • Other Services leads industry sectors; Manufacturing remains the lowest-ranked index among industry sectors 
    The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index increased in November, moving from 100.34 to 100.42, signaling modest gains in employment levels at small businesses across the U.S. The national index increased 0.08 percent from the previous month, but declined 0.31 percent from November 2014. The Mountain region was once again the top-performing regional index. Washington continued to lead states tracked by the index, followed by Texas and Florida. Dallas remained the top-ranked metro area by amore...
  • 12/1/15 8:01 am EST
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (December 1, 2015) – The market for the four primary chemical materials used in thin-film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) production is expected to reach $1.6 billion in 2015. Revenue from sales of etchant alone, used for electrode patterning, will reach $850 million, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. More than 660,000 tons of etchant will be consumed by the display industry this year. “Themore...
  • 12/1/15 8:01 am EST
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (December 1, 2015) – Year-over-year global photovoltaic (PV) inverter shipments increased 35 percent in the first nine months of this year; however, prices fell 26 percent to $0.12 per watt. Although global prices are declining, 20 gigawatts (GW) of inverters will ship in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2015, leading to 4 percent year-over-year revenue growth reaching $6.9 billion. Increased competition in China, the United States and other key growth markets -- combined withmore...
  • 12/1/15 7:00 am EST
    IHS: Eagle Ford Shale Drilling Performance
    HOUSTON (Dec. 1, 2015) – As persistent low oil prices take their toll on both industry profits and spending projections, oil and gas operators are turning, in part, to technology and innovation to reduce costs and increase capital efficiency in the short-term, while aiming to meet increased future energy demand in a low carbon environment, according to new analysis from IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.“Rapid changes in price, such as the halvingmore...
  • 11/30/15 11:00 am EST
    IHS (NYSE: IHS) today released excerpts from its 2015 Enterprise Networking and Communication Equipment Vendor Scorecard, which profiles and analyzes the top 6 revenue producers in enterprise networking and communication equipment: Avaya, Brocade, Cisco, HP, Huawei and Juniper.“Networking and communication technologies are critical elements for the operation of any enterprise, and the companies profiled in our scorecard are capable of addressing a wide range of enterprise needs,” said Matthiasmore...
  • 11/26/15 6:27 am EST
    International and USA children's channel distribution 2011-2015

    Online Children’s content generated $244 billion in revenue in 2014

    LONDON, UK (26 November, 2015) – European broadcasters spent just under $1 billion on children’s programming in 2014, more than any other region, according to new analysis released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.The new report released by IHS Technology The Business of Children’s Content examined key trends in this subset of the entertainment industry. Based on investments by more than 100 broadcasters in 33 countries, a total of $2more...
  • 11/26/15 4:35 am EST
    IHS Global Insight Sovereign Risk Rating Changes by Region Q3 2015

    Downward trend of negative rating expands, but Europe buffered by renewed vigor of GDP growth

    LONDON, UK (26 November, 2015) – In this year’s third quarter, rating downgrades enveloped a broader range of commodity exporters than ever before, but Europe is seeing a ratings rebound, according to a new study from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.The study, conducted by IHS Global Insight’s sovereign risk team, compares and assesses every sovereign worldwide across ratings agencies and fills in the industry’s long-neglected market space ofmore...
  • 11/24/15 1:29 pm EST
    Following a 21-percent surge in the second quarter, global spending on optical network equipment declined 10 percent in the third quarter, to $2.95 billion, reports IHS (NYSE: IHS). The market is down 1.7 percent from a year ago, with the biggest declines coming from EMEA and CALA. “The previous three quarters’ results for EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) indicated the first reversal of poor optical spending since 2009. However, third quarter results are less favorable, with a 5more...
  • 11/23/15 7:54 pm EST

    While unit shipments are forecast to fall 5 percent this year, total shipment area is expected to rise 5 percent

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (November 23, 2015) – Year-over-year large-area display shipments are forecast to fall 5 percent, reaching 682 million units in 2015. This decline in unit shipments will be offset by an increase in large area thin-film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) shipment area, which is expected to grow 5 percent this year, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.In addition to global currency issues that resulted inmore...
  • 11/23/15 8:01 am EST

    Led by price declines in lithium ion batteries, system prices have fallen significantly over the last few years

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (November 23, 2015) – Commercial energy storage activity is currently consolidated in just a handful of leading regions, but falling system costs will be a major factor enabling broader global market growth. For the first time, South Korea, Japan and the United States will each exceed a record 100 megawatts of annual energy storage installations in 2015. These three countries will account for 59 percent of global installations by 2016, but deployment will also increase inmore...

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