Design & Supply Chain

Design & Supply Chain

  • 4/13/16 8:15 am EDT

    Wearable devices providing opportunity for operators and card suppliers to increase SIM penetration for both pluggable and embedded form factors

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (April 13, 2016) – The overall market for SIM cards is large and relatively stable. In fact, the number of SIM cards shipped globally is forecast to increase from 5.4 billion in 2015 to 5.6 billion in 2020, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.“There is an interesting move toward wearable devices as companions to smartphones and other mobile devices, such as smartwatches, health bands, glasses and smart clothes, whichmore...
  • 4/13/16 8:01 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (April 13, 2016) – Year-over-year unit-shipment growth in the small and medium display market was flat in 2015, reaching 2.8 billion units; revenue rose 4 percent over the previous year, to reach $43.9 billion. Samsung Display led the 9-inch-and-smaller display market in 2015, with 23 percent of all revenue, followed by Japan Display at 16 percent, LG Display at 13 percent and Sharp at 10 percent, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of criticalmore...
  • 4/13/16 2:30 am EDT

    Economic and Country Risk team highlight the top opportunities for businesses at Global Risk Conference in Vienna

    VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While the global economy may be stuck in low gear for another year, analysis released today points to 15 investment hotspots in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region that should offer some good news to businesses. IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced the findings from its study on foreign direct investment (FDI) hotspots at the company’s Global Economic andmore...
  • 4/12/16 8:00 pm EDT

    Imbalances that drove freight rates to record lows will continue to widen in 2016 and rebalance by 2018, but recovery will see volatile episodes ahead as world economy adjusts to new growth models

    SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shipping rates for vessels transporting commodities such as coal, iron ore and grains racked up impressive gains in the first quarter of 2016 after hitting record lows, but the rally could flatten out into the second half as the macroeconomic outlook remains uncertain, the latest forecasts show from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. Freight rates for large Capesize vessels carryingmore...
  • 4/12/16 8:28 am EDT

    The IHS Materials Price Index is now up 20 percent since its mid-January trough; New findings revealed at IHS Pricing and Purchasing Summit in Vienna

    VIENNA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While the IHS Materials Price Index (MPI) showed a substantial decline in commodity prices from 2014, the latest data suggests that the bottom of the commodity price market may have been found. IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced these new findings at the company’s Pricing and Purchasing Summit in Vienna. “IHS is expecting a modest recovery for commodity prices inmore...
  • 4/11/16 8:01 am EDT

    Complimentary white paper from IHS Technology offers insight into the growth and development of one of the most important concepts in the technology industry

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (April 11, 2016) -- The Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology concept that is currently transforming and redefining virtually all markets and industries in fundamental ways. In fact, IHS forecasts that the IoT market will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to 30.7 billion devices in 2020 and 75.4 billion in 2025, according to “IoT Platforms: Enabling the Internet of Things” a new white paper available as a free download from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS),more...
  • 4/7/16 5:11 am EDT

    As coal prices near bottom, coal producers likely to face challenging market conditions for next few years, but some positive signs emerge for industry in long run

    LONDON (April, 7 2016) – The steam-coal market is expected to remain challenging for the next few years, due to prices close to all-time lows, a massively oversupplied Chinese market, uncertain Indian market growth, and diminishing consumption across Europe, the United States and China, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.Nevertheless, signs are starting to emerge of a recovery in the market, and that supply and demand willmore...
  • 4/6/16 4:00 am EDT

    Potential impact dependent on “soft” or “hard” exit

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--There is a 35 to 40 percent chance that the United Kingdom could vote to leave the European Union in the 23 June Referendum, IHS (NYSE: IHS) -- the leading global source of critical information and insight -- today announced. “Should the UK decide to leave the EU, the outcome of the move is dependent on terms of the exit,” said Howard Archer, chief European and UK economist for IHS Global Insight, and one of the authors of the report,more...
  • 4/5/16 10:09 am EDT

    New savvy advertisers shifting traffic and expectations to mobile; Mobile becomes fastest growing format

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new study released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, and Facebook’s Audience Network found that by 2020 in-app native advertising revenue will generate almost two-thirds (63.2 percent) of mobile display advertising revenue and will amount to $53.4 billion. Download the full report. Mobile advertising has grown faster than any other medium in the lastmore...
  • 4/5/16 10:08 am EDT
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. And LONDON, England (April 5, 2016) – IHS (NYSE: IHS) and Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) today released the following statement regarding the Department of Treasury Notice issued late yesterday: “IHS and Markit, together with their respective advisors, have conducted a preliminary review of the new U.S. Treasury rules released late yesterday, and we expect that the new rules would not result in the IHS Markit merger-of-equals transaction being subject to U.S. Code 7874. “more...

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