Automotive applications to highlight game-changing panel at 2016 Global Plastics Summit, Sept. 28-30 in Chicago
HOUSTON (Aug. 25, 2016) – Driven by increasingly stringent government regulations to meet fuel efficiency standards and reduce carbon emissions, by 2020, the average car will incorporate nearly 350 kilograms of plastics, up from 200 kilograms in 2014, according to chemical researchers at IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. In the U.S., for example, the Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFE) standards mandate that carmakers’ passengermore...
IHS PEG ECCI below neutral mark for the past 20 months
Construction costs contracted again in August, according to IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 45.4 this month, down from 49.8 in July. Both labor and material and equipment categories recorded soft pricing, pulling the overall index into contraction once again.This month, the current materials/equipment price index fell below the neutral mark. The sub-index registered 47.5 inmore...
Ericsson, Huawei, NEC and Nokia dubbed leaders for 2016
LONDON (August 24, 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a global business information provider, today released excerpts from its 2016 Microwave Network Equipment Vendor Scorecard. The scorecard profiles and analyzes the top seven revenue producers for microwave equipment.Listed in the scorecard, in alphabetical order, were Aviat Networks, Ceragon, Ericsson, Huawei, NEC, Nokia and SIAE. The scorecard evaluates the microwave equipment vendors on criteria such as direct feedback from buyers, vendormore...
Chinese dominance and shifting market dynamics to drive discussions at IHS Markit 34th Annual World Methanol Conference
HOUSTON (Aug. 24, 2016) – Driven by significant economic growth during the past 15 years, China has surpassed North America and Western Europe to become the largest global consumer and producer of methanol (China now consumes 54 percent of global methanol demand), according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. “The global methanol industry has undergone dramatic changes in the past 15 years, with China becoming themore...
LONDON (August 24, 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analysts and solutions, today announced the finalists for the inaugural Dredging and Port Construction (DPC) Innovation Awards 2016, organized by IHS Dredging and Port Construction magazine.The DPC Innovation Awards recognizes and celebrates outstanding innovation and technological contributions made by the dredging and port construction industry. Winners from each category shortlist will be chosen bymore...
IHS Markit analysts to provide guidance on opportunities associated with residential security and smart home solutions
LONDON (August 25, 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, will be an information and insight partner at IFSEC Southeast Asia 2016. IHS Markit analysts will provide guidance on opportunities associated with residential security and smart home solutions. The IFSEC Southeast Asia event, run by UBM plc, is one of Asia’s largest security conferences catering to the entire value chain – from manufacturers and distributors to servicemore...
Differences in makeup of their economies, politics and sources of emissions lead to varying approaches to greenhouse gas reduction
CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despite their close economic, social and cultural ties, Canada and the
United States face different challenges to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG)
emissions and are employing different approaches in their respective
climate policies, according to a new report by IHS Markit (Nasdaq:
INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.
While the two countries have chosen similar GHG reduction goals,
differences in themore...
Territory expansion pushes subscriber numbers towards 100 million mark
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--By 2018, the number of international Netflix subscribers will overtake
the number of US domestic subscribers, according to new analysis
released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical
information, analytics and solutions.
“At the moment, Netflix has 79.9 million total paying subscribers,” said
Irina Kornilova, senior analyst at IHS Technology. “By 2018,
international subscribers will overtake the number ofmore...
Regional spending to approach $180 billion by 2020 as defence budgets of UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar spike
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despite fiscal concerns and a lower oil price, defence budgets in the
Middle East are forecast to reach the spending highs of 2014 by 2019 at
the latest, according to new analysis released today by IHS Markit
(Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and
The Middle East was the fastest growing region in terms of defence
spending between 2012 and 2014. Spending for the Middle East and Northmore...
Israel offers 24 exploration blocks in proven hydrocarbon basin, on trend with established major discoveries
HOUSTON (Aug. 19, 2016) – The Israeli Ministry of Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources (MIEWR), the government agency responsible for overseeing all petroleum-related activities in Israel, plans to host a road show in September 2016 for promotion of the country’s first offshore energy licensing round, IHS Energy said today.IHS Energy is part of IHS Markit, (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. The company is serving as an advisor for the roundmore...