Risks & opportunities

LATEST: By the year 2020, 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created each second for every person on earth.
LATEST: The United States must recognize that eliminating the external attack capabilities temporarily reduces the threat from al Qaeda and ISIS.
LATEST: Space agencies could start using the cloud computing model within their IT infrastructure with multiple ground control points around the world to reduce the cost.
LATEST: Russia's oil extraction coefficient is about 30 percent lower than that of the United States and, in contrast to the United States, is slowly decreasing.
LATEST: Recovery of what actually happened or will happen in the physical world from the highly deformed information collected in the purely data world, insights, impact.
LATEST: Recent weakness in cheese prices and sustained high stocks result in a reduction in the cheese price forecast to $1.645 - $1.705 per pound for the year.
LATEST: The strong growth of cross-border e-commerce in recent years has generated new opportunities for the global air freight industry and the trend will continue to grow in the coming years.
LATEST: India will achieve the current stunting rates of Ghana or Togo by 2030 and that of China by 2055.
LATEST: Antarctic ice loss by itself could be raising seas a staggering inch per year within the century.
LATEST: Despite mounting regional frustration over Washington's allegedly passive stance on the five-year-old conflict the Obama administration and other western powers are worried that direct military...
LATEST: The United States will account for 40% of the world's extra gas production to 2022 thanks to the remarkable growth in its domestic shale industry.
LATEST: Most likely, overall supplies of land and water will be sufficient to achieve global food production goals in 2050.
LATEST: In the United States, a strengthening of policies to encourage emissions reductions could yield two million renewable energy jobs by 2050.
LATEST: As well as digital banking, Deloitte is working in the area of digital identity and cross-border payments, a market which the company says represents a $20 billion disruption opportunity.
LATEST: In 23 years time diesel vehicles around the world will be causing 183,600 premature deaths each year unless further action is taken to curb their emissions.
LATEST: According to Global Construction 2025, emerging construction markets will see growth of 3 to 6% per year.
LATEST: The recent release of the UK government's digital strategy shines a light on the fact that within 20 years 90% of all jobs will require some element of digital skills.
LATEST: In 2016, growth will soften in Singapore (to 1.8 percent) and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (to 2.2 percent) and pick up modestly in Korea (to 2.7 percent) and more noticeably in Taiwan P...
LATEST: Low interest rates are another important source of risk for insurers.
LATEST: There is no compelling reason to be concerned that Saudi Arabia will experience serious political instability or regime collapse in the next year or two.
LATEST: Belgium is just one of more than 40 countries around the world where the threat from terrorism is rated "high" by the Foreign Office.
LATEST: Cairo wants to cut Qatar's ties with Hamas and install security arrangements along the border with Gaza as it tries to quell the terrorist threat in northern Sinai.
LATEST: In the next five years, the increased availability of vision-based navigation will lower the barriers to entry in the home robot space.
LATEST: The number of unemployed people across the world is expected to grow by another 3.4 million by the end of the year as well as an additional 2.7 million in 2018.
LATEST: JOHNSON became the first minister to publicly say quitting the EU will probably see Britain leaving the European customs union.

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