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  • Saudi Arabia and Qatar Tensions Drive Defence Export Growth, Reveals Report from Jane’s by IHS Markit

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The wholesale re-armament of Qatar in the midst of growing regional tensions caused a dramatic shift in the global defence trade market, according to the 2018 Global Defence Trade Report, released today by Jane’s by IHS Markit, the global business information provider (Nasdaq: INFO). The annual report highlights a 3.8 percent compound annual growth rate in total exports since 2009 across 2018.

    Aerospace, Defense & Security
  • Clean Energy Innovation Report Identifies Breakthrough Technologies

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new report on clean energy innovation headed by two of the world’s leading energy experts assesses the state of the clean energy innovation ecosystem in the U.S. and identifies clean energy technologies with the highest breakthrough potential.

  • Nikkei Japan Services PMI® (with Composite PMI data)

    Key points:

    ▪ Service sector output grows amid rise in demand...

    ▪ ...but export sales decline

    ▪ 12-month outlook remains positive

    To read the release in its entirety, please click here.

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit to Present at Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Jonathan Gear, President of Resources, Transportation and CMS, will present at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in San Francisco. The presentation is scheduled for approximately 2:40 p.m. Pacific time.

  • Caixin China General Services PMI™

    Key points

    ◼ Services activity continues to rise solidly, but manufacturing sector remains subdued

    ◼ New orders rise only slightly, despite rebound in export sales

    ◼ Overall employment stabilises

    To read the release in its entirety, please click here.

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI™

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Overall operating conditions across the U.S. manufacturing sector improved in January, supported by faster expansions in output and new orders. Domestic demand drove new business growth, as new export orders rose only marginally and at the weakest rate since last October. Business confidence about the year ahead also picked up markedly to reach a three-month high. Meanwhile, goods producers increased their workforce numbers

  • IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI®

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Manufacturers in Canada reported another loss of momentum at the start of 2019, with output and new business growth easing further from the peaks seen last summer. Export sales remained particularly subdued in January, with this index pointing to a marginal fall in new work from abroad.

    On a more positive note, manufacturing companies signalled a robust pace of job creation and slower input cost inflation during the

    Financial Markets


    • UK Manufacturing PMI at 52.8 in January (3-month low)
    • Stocks of purchases rise at survey-record rate
    • Employment falls for only the second time in past 30 months

    To read the release in its entirety, please click here.

    Economics Media
  • IHS Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI® – final data

    Key findings: 

    • ▪ Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 50.5 in January (Flash: 50.5, December Final: 51.4)
    • ▪ Output up marginally, but sharpest fall in new work recorded since April 2013
    • ▪ Growth sustained via reduction in backlogs and fastest accumulation of stocks in survey history 

    To read the release in its entirety, please click here.

    Economics Media
  • Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI™

    Key Points

    • Underlying trend in production weakens
    • Export sales increase slightly, but overall new work softens
    • Business confidence at eight-month high

    To read the release in its entirety, please click here.