New Global Industry Briefings Available from Oxford Economics

See the latest developments for eleven major industries around the globe with short industry briefs provided by Oxford Economics. These two-to-three-page briefs include a short-written summary, output/trend graphs, and an output table. Highlights from the latest briefs include:

  • Aerospace: Global air travel demand in December 2023 was down 2.5% compared to December 2019.
  • Electronics and Computers: Semiconductor sales have increased every month since March 2023; however, monthly growth is expected to decelerate in early-2024.
  • Electricity Generation and Renewables: German utilities output is showing signs of recovery due to its output rising to 2.8% below year-ago levels.
  • Construction: Total US housing starts declined in January by 14.8% month/month. The Midwest saw the largest month/month decline of 30% out of all US regions.

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