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  • IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI®

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canadian manufacturers signalled another fall in production levels during July, largely reflecting a sustained decrease in new orders. However, the latest drop in output was the least marked since the downturn began in April. Moreover, manufacturers signalled a rebound in business optimism regarding the year ahead outlook and staffing levels picked up for the third month running. At the same time, input cost inflation eased to its weakest for just over six years, which

  • World Ports Conference 2020 Agenda Announced

    IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, and the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), the world’s global ports association, today announced the IAPH World Ports Conference will take place on March 17-19, 2020 in Antwerp, Belgium at the Flanders Meeting & Convention Center in the city center. The Port of Antwerp is the Host Sponsor of this prestigious event.

    Maritime & Trade
  • IHS Markit / CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI®

    Key findings:

    • UK Manufacturing PMI at 48.0 in July (unchanged)
    • Output, new orders and employment fall again
    • Businesses forecast output to be higher in one year's time

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  • IHS Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI® – final data

    Key findings:

    • Final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI at 46.5 in July (Flash: 46.4, June Final: 47.6)
    • Output and orders both down markedly as confidence hits lowest since December 2012
    • Sharpest recorded reduction in employment for over six years

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  • M&A in Defence and Security Market Reaches Record High of USD130 Billion in Q2 2019, Says Jane’s by IHS Markit

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the defence and security domains was valued at USD130 billion during the three months to 30 June 2019, according to Jane’s by IHS Markit (NYSE:INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. This compared with USD5.4 billion during the prior three months and an average of USD10 billion each quarter over the prior ten years.

    Aerospace, Defense & Security
  • Caixin China General Manufacturing PMI™

    Key Points:

    • Production stabilises amid slight uptick in new work
    • Employment falls at quickest pace for five months
    • Factory gate prices decline for the first time since January

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  • Jibun Bank Japan Manufacturing PMI®

    Key findings: 

    • Firms reduce output for seventh successive month
    • Weak domestic and foreign demand persists
    • Output prices cut as firms look to stimulate sales

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

  • July 2019 Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch
    Hourly Earnings and Weekly Hours Worked Increase at Small Businesses in July

    The Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch for July shows a slight decline in job growth and a fourth consecutive month of accelerated wage growth. The national jobs index stands at 98.18, down 0.15 percent from last month and 1.18 percent below its pace in July 2018. The deceleration in job growth follows a 0.45 percent decrease in June. Hourly earnings growth reached its strongest rate in more than a year at 2.70 percent in July, and weekly earnings growth improved to 2.57

    Economics Media
  • Growing Market for Compound Fertilizers Driven by Demand to Feed Rapidly Expanding Population, IHS Markit Says

    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Driven by a rapidly expanding global population and a decline in the amount of arable land per-capita, the global market demand for compound fertilizers—already valued at approximately $50 billion—is expected to grow nearly 3 percent annually through the forecast period of 2018 to 2023, according to a new report by global business information provider IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO).

  • IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index July 2019
    Engineering and Construction Costs Increase on Broad-based Strength in Materials and Equipment Prices, IHS Markit Says

    U.S. construction cost increases were widespread in July, according to IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The current headline IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index registered 63.2 in July, a bounce back from June’s reading of 55.7, recording the 33rd consecutive month of increases. Both the materials and equipment, and sub-contractor labor indexes indicated continued price increases, with readings of 62.4 and 65.1, respectively.

    Economics Media