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Middle East Presents Huge Growth Opportunities in Defense, Chemical, Automotive, Energy and Maritime Sectors, According to New Analysis from IHS

Findings from a multi-sector study carried out by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, were released today at the IHS Forum in Dubai. The study revealed that the Middle East presents investors with significant growth opportunities across defense, chemical, automotive, energy and maritime sectors throughout the next decade.

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Scott Key, CEO of IHS, says investment confidence in Russia will end as companies look to less risky markets.

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Chemicals Will Be Fastest Growing Industry in Middle East for Next Three Years, As Producers Move Toward Higher Value Products

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Sometimes, healthy competition is good. For the Middle East refining and petrochemical industry, a changing global feedstock mix and increasing competition in the U.S. driven by the availability of cheaper gas feedstock, is reinforcing previous decisions by Middle East petrochemical producers to continue investing in new technology.

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Iran’s Economy Could Grow 6 to 8 percent, according to IHS report

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Iran’s economy could see 6 to 8 percent growth, according to a new economic scenarios report released today by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. IHS will discuss growth opportunities across multiple sectors in the Middle East at the IHS Forum in Dubai from 27-29 April.