Sector Prospects

LATEST: Drivers will not have to physically operate the truck for long periods as the technology will allow them to take breaks and stay connected with the world outside while in the cab.
LATEST: India is the fastest growing domestic aviation market in the world and is expected to continue to grow at an annualised 9.3% over the next 20 years.
LATEST: The construction of the world's largest radio telescope, the Square Kilometer Array, or SKA will begin in 2017.
LATEST: The emergence of microbes resistant to antibiotics and other pharmaceutical agents puts animal health at risk and consequently has an impact on rural livelihoods and food security.
LATEST: There are predictions that by 2025 the number of international students could have risen to eight million.
LATEST: The number of oil and gas job losses in Texas may be far worse than an industry group originally predicted.
LATEST: The forest regimes in Amazonian, Congo basin and South East Asian forest regions are under constant threat of degradation.
LATEST: Banks and consultants such as Deutsche Bank and Macquarie Research are near-unanimous in the belief that the next several years will see an increase of 60 percent to 250 percent in demand for lithi...
LATEST: Facilities in industrial sectors such as mining, chemical and metal manufacturing and food processing generate nutrient and metal pollution in lakes, rivers and streams that can degrade water quali...
LATEST: Global oil markets will swing into deficit during the first half of next year amid OPEC's recent agreement to curb supply.
LATEST: China in particular is expected to become a leading market for 3D printing hardware, products and services as they begin to heavily leverage their pre-existing manufacturing and distribution infras...
LATEST: A sustained effort will be required to manage diminishing global water resources efficiently and safeguard health, food supply and energy provision.
LATEST: Suppliers of natural resources and manufacturers of consumer products will need to reevaluate the placement of manufacturing and distribution centers and reevaluate shipping routes to maximize thei...
LATEST: Prime Minister Viktor Orban has agreed with employers that the minimum wage will increase by 15 percent this year and another 8 percent in 2018.
LATEST: With many ad formats becoming less visible, social media and native advertising will offer an attractive alternative for brands.
LATEST: Global defense companies expect foreign investment in India's defense industry to accelerate after the government eased direct investment restrictions in the sector.
LATEST: The discoveries of diamonds on land bordering the southern Atlantic coastal areas could extend ground-based mining operations by another 50 years.
LATEST: The market for cancer drugs is expected to grow faster than any other therapeutic area.
LATEST: Consumption will once again drive the US economy but expect spending growth to decelerate in synch with softer labour and housing markets.
LATEST: Organised retail accounts for seven per cent of the total Indian retail market of $600 billion but is expected to become 15-20 per cent by 2030.
LATEST: Young women who do persevere in science will find themselves in high demand and will land good jobs.
LATEST: China has long claimed that Uighurs who escape to Turkey represented a security threat.
LATEST: Artificially intelligent software solutions could be implemented remotely.
LATEST: Fifth generation (5G) networks will foster the Internet of Things and the number of connected devices and represent many new payment method opportunities to seize for retailers.
LATEST: Everyone from telecom operators to insurance brokers will be affected by the telematics revolution and need to continuously adapt their business strategies to maintain a competitive edge.
LATEST: Increasing use of LNG will increase the overall emissions from using gas energy.
LATEST: Recycled wastewater will probably be the single largest source of water for California over the next quarter century.

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