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  • 1/27/16 9:30 am EST

    Will discuss future of oil markets before international group of industry, policy and financial leaders at the world’s preeminent energy conference, February 22-26, 2016

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), H.E. Abdalla Salem El-Badri, will address delegates during the 35th IHS CERAWeek, February 22-26 at the Hilton Americas—Houston. Mr. El-Badri will appear alongside the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, for a special plenary dialogue on the future of the oil market. “Through his unique position and deep experiencemore...
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  • 1/26/16 11:20 am EST

    U.S. sales of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles finished up in 2015, at second-highest level in 10 years; are forecast to remain at high level this year even as parts of market soften

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (January 26, 2016) – The U.S commercial vehicle market is expected to grow slightly in 2016, to just over 500,000 newly registered units, up from projected registrations of 498,000 units in 2015. This according to analysts at IHS Automotive, part of IHS, Inc. (NYSE:  IHS) and a leading source of critical information and insight to the global automotive and commercial vehicle industry.The forecast is based on pre-release truck-market data from the upcoming IHS Medium andmore...
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  • 1/26/16 8:01 am EST

    Wireless-charging-enabled wearable devices have already been introduced by high-profile volume manufacturers, and the potential for growth is immense

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (January 26, 2016) – The wearable technology market continues to rapidly expand, driving more than $40 billion in revenue by 2020. There were 23 million wireless-charging-enabled wearable products shipped in 2015, and by 2020 40 percent of all wearable devices shipped will be enabled to charge wirelessly. Smartwatches are set to be the largest contributor to the wirelessly charged wearables market, accounting for almost 40 percent of all wearable-device wireless-chargingmore...
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  • 1/26/16 1:30 am EST

    Producers’ profits undermined; 2016 global commodities outlook discussed at IHS New Year’s event in Frankfurt

    FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Low profitability has undermined commodity producers and brings high risks to the supply chain, according to new analysis released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, at the company’s New Year’s conference. Overall, the IHS Materials Price Index, a weighted average of the 10 most common commodities, fell 40 percent over 2015, bringing it below the lows of the economic crisismore...
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  • 1/26/16 12:06 am EST
    TOKYO, Japan (January 26, 2016) – The ongoing issue of liquid crystal display (LCD) oversupply -- exacerbated by China’s aggressive investment in production capacity as well as high fab utilization -- will continue well into 2016. The supply of large-area LCD is expected to be 14 percent greater than demand in 2016, up from 12 percent in 2015, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical informational and insight.Chinese LCD suppliers are maintaining highmore...
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  • 1/25/16 11:02 pm EST

    Five percent increase in coal exports through South Africa’s dominant Richards Bay Coal Terminal in 2015 unlikely to accelerate country’s total coal exports 

    Exports of South African thermal coal through the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) hit a record 75.4 million tonnes (mt) in 2015, an increase of approximately 4 mt above 2014 levels.  However, this will not translate into an equivalent rise in the country’s total exports, says IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.“Despite this record growth in export tonnage of thermal coal through the RBCT, it is not a sign that South Africa is likely to seemore...
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  • 1/25/16 9:01 am EST

    Network Interruptions Are the Biggest Culprit

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (January 25, 2016) – In its latest The Cost of Server, Application, and Network Downtime: North American Enterprise Survey and Calculator, IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) revealed that, in aggregate, information and communication technology (ICT) downtime is costing North American organizations $700 billion per year.The report explores the frequency, length, cost and causes of ICT downtime experienced by North American organizations, such as server, application, and network outages ormore...
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  • 1/25/16 8:01 am EST

    While Apple continues to lead fingerprint sensor manufacturing, Fingerprint Cards (FPC) rose quickly to challenge second-ranked Synaptics in 2015

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (January 25, 2015) – Fingerprint sensors, used primarily for mobile device login and payment security systems, have become an expected feature in high-end smartphones and, to a lesser extent, in tablets and notebook computers. Led by Apple’s iPhone juggernaut, unit shipments of fingerprint sensors were expected to have grown from 316 million in 2014 to 499 million in 2015 and will continue to increase each year to peak at 1.6 billion in 2020, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE:more...
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  • 1/25/16 3:30 am EST

    Europe’s Schengen rules are likely to be revised; Climate ripe for return to piracy in Gulf of Aden

    FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced findings from the annual top risk environments report. The report, produced by IHS Country Risk, explores 10 of the major risk environments of 2016, with their likely impact and key indicators for change. “Four of the 10 risk hot spots for 2016 are in the Middle East,” said Keerti Rajan, head of political risk analysis atmore...
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  • 1/25/16 1:30 am EST

    Emerging market woes to only partially offset robust domestic demand

    FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The German economy is forecast to beat government growth expectations in 2016, according to new analysis from IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. Headline growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to be 2.1 percent this year, up from 1.7 percent in 2015, exceeding the German government’s official forecast of 1.8 percent. Accelerating growth is expected despite the restrainingmore...
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