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In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.
Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

  • [New] Looking ahead, nickel production over the forecast period is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 3%, reaching 2,730.6 kt in 2025.
  • [New] Healthy earnings growth, good revenue visibility due to a strong order book, and increase in digital opportunities after COVID-19 have been the key catalysts for the exponential growth of the Indian IT industry. Moneycontrol
  • [New] The global market of smart machines should grow from $101.5 billion in 2021 to $211.7 billion by 2026, at a compound annual growth rate of 15.8% for the period of 2021-2026. Business Wire
  • [New] US working natural gas in storage rose more than the market expected for the second consecutive week as demand in the South Central region fell more than anticipated. S&P Global Platts
  • [New] No doubt, aspects of the fit-out are not directly linked to insider knowledge on nuclear propulsion secrets, so there will be a considerable portion of the work that could be done in Australia. The Conversation
  • [New] The growth of Stripe's Dublin engineering hub will serve to further embed Ireland as a recognised global software leader, and the hundreds of new jobs being created will make a significant contribution to the national economy.
  • [New] Europe region is projected to witness significant growth in the global market due to the rising demand for specialty film and synthetic papers in the construction and packaging sector. IndustryARC
  • [New] In the United Kingdom, 69% of people surveyed forecast outsourcing providers to work as systems integrators. Mordor Intelligence
  • [New] Beyond the market impact, the collapse of Evergrande could affect China's economy, the second-largest in the world after the United States, and a key catalyst for global growth. CNN
  • [New] Embedded finance - which supports the integration of financial services into products and business processes of non-banks - is becoming increasingly relevant in Europe fuelled by Open Banking and digital transformation, with global growth predicted to exceed $138 billion in 2026 [1]. FinExtra
  • [New] Stanwell's study presents a significant opportunity to accelerate the development of export opportunities for renewable hydrogen in Australia and to work with a highly credible consortium from Japan that has the potential to deliver a large scale export project. reneweconomy
  • [New] In failing to be transparent and public on BCI's rationale for exiting the Uyghur region, BCI is putting at risk any credibility it could have in its commitment to ensure that decent work is embedded across its global cotton sustainability program. Moral Fibres - UK Eco Green Blog
  • [New] During 2022, UNCTAD expects global growth to slow to 3.6%, leaving world income levels trailing some 3.7% below the pre-pandemic trend line. UN News
  • [New] In 2022, UNCTAD expects global growth to slow to 3.6%, leaving world income still 3.7% below where its pre-pandemic trend would have put it; an expected cumulative income loss of about $13 trillion in 2020-22. UNCTAD
  • [New] The high initial cost of hardware and software components that are used in logistics automation is expected to restrain the growth of the global logistics automation market over the forecast period. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] The prominent countries such as India and China are estimated to shift to the electrical vehicle till 2030 which is expected to fuel the lithium compound industry growth in Asia followed by North America and Europe. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] Using Argo's cloud-based infrastructure, designed to work seamlessly and efficiently with partners' business operations, Walmart will integrate its online ordering platform to route order and schedule package deliveries to customers' homes. DBusiness Magazine
  • [New] While North America continues to lead all geographies in adopting modern cloud HCM platforms, each are expected to fuel continued adoption and growth with all major vendors increasing international targeting beyond North America. amjfinancial
  • [New] MR, cleaning fluids market is expected to show commendable growth with a CAGR of 4.8% in the next 10 years. Textiles Press Releases
  • [New] Global Sterilization Services Market is expected to foresee significant growth during the forecast period. Market Research Reporting & Analysis Agency in India

Last updated: 19 September 2021