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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Global Q2 2016

For this research, ManpowerGroup interviewed over 58,000 employers across 42 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 2 2016. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey is conducted quarterly to measure employers’ intentions to increase or decrease the number of employees in their workforces during the next quarter. ManpowerGroup’s comprehensive forecast of employer hiring plans has been running for more than …
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2016. Oil Price Forecast: Who Predicts Best?

Oil producing countries’ price forecasts are becoming increasingly inaccurate. For 2015, their starting point was an average oil price per barrel of USD 95, while the actual average was USD 49. Notably, forecasts from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), and the U.S. The study by Roland Berger has analyzed …
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Chemicals 2035 – Gearing up for growth

The market for chemical products is expected to grow to some 5.6 trillion euros by 2035, more than doubling its current size. But even though growth prospects are good, the industry’s dynamism is set to wane: growing at an average annual pace of 4.1 percent now, the chemicals market will expand by just 3.6 percent …
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US Cross-Channel Retail Forecast, 2011 To 2016

Forrester has just published the report “US Cross-Channel Retail Forecast, 2011- 2016.” As consumers are more likely to own mobile devices and spend more of their time online than ever before, they are also more likely to use the Web to support their purchases. By 2016, Forrester predicts that more than half of the dollars …
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ILO Unemployment Projections

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has revised upward its unemployment projections in its report, Global Employment Trends – Update. New labor market projections for 2009 show a further increase in unemployment, working poor and those in vulnerable employment. The ILO estimates that global unemployment could increase by between 29 million (lowest scenario) and 59 million …
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