In the next two decades, project construction and transport sectors can expect electricity generation to grow in importance, as emerging nations, particularly those in Asia, shift toward light industry, service economies, and digitization.
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The latest news in global trade, including trade deficits, production and orders indexes, exports, manufacturing and more.
24 Jul 2018
Maersk, the world’s largest ocean carrier, said India — riding a wave of economic reforms — registered an impressive year-over-year increase in its export-import trade with the member countries.
22 Mar 2018
Executives are increasingly viewing the emerging market economy as a bright spot for investment. And the reason is clear: India’s GDP growth is expected to exceed China’s next year.
06 Mar 2018
IHS Markit Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh shares his outlook for global economic and trade growth with attendees at the 18th Annual TPM Conference at a time of growing uncertainty surrounding fiscal and trade policy.
05 Mar 2018
Political decisions, whether in trade or monetary policy, are the biggest threats toward US and global economic expansion, IHS Markit’s Nariman Behravesh tells TPM 2018.
18 Oct 2017
There was no slowing down Chinese containerized exports in September, but the double-digit growth continued to be accompanied by steadily declining freight rates.
13 Oct 2017
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. has again revised upward its outlook for Japan’s container trade in fiscal year 2017.
28 Aug 2017
In terms of exports, the April-to-June index for the food and beverage industry led the pack.
17 Aug 2017
Container throughput at the world's major ports was up sharply in the first half, driven by rising volume being reported by carriers.
01 Aug 2017
Brazil’s container trade grew 5.8 percent year-over-year in the first quarter.
14 Jul 2017
The pace of growth in fiscal year 2017 will accelerate from fiscal 2016.
20 Jun 2017
India’s container trade is expected to grow at a faster pace in the coming months.
29 May 2017
Nine port pairs on services between Southeast Asia and the West Coast are experiencing faster transit times than before the new and enhanced alliances launched April 1.
24 May 2017
Julian Thomas, CEO of Hamburg Sud in the East Coast of South America, said the first-quarter figures are “impressive indeed.”
08 May 2017
Indices measuring the health of Japan’s import and export container trade improved in the first quarter.
27 Mar 2017
The fourth-quarter performance might be a blip, but there are plenty of indicators it isn't.
22 Mar 2017
Traffic began to take off in the second half of the year.
11 Mar 2017
A gradual return to more open domestic and international trade policies provided a small spark to the Brazilian economy in late 2016 and boosts carrier optimism.
08 Mar 2017
IHS Markit Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh discusses the US and global economic outlook with a particular focus on the impact on container trade.
27 Feb 2017
Much depends on the actions of President Donald Trump.