September 13, 2019

International sales of iron ore exported by country totaled US$92.6 billion in 2018, declining by -26.3% since 2014 when iron ore shipments were valued at $125.7 billion and shrinking by -0.9% from 2017 to 2018.
From a continental perspective, Oceania led by Australia sold the greatest amount of exported iron ore at 50.4% of the global total. In second place was Latin America (23.6%) excluding Mexico but including the Caribbean trailed by shippers in Europe (7.6%), Asia (7.4%), North America (5.5%) then Africa (5.4%).

August 7, 2019

After two months of sharp declines, energy prices rebounded 2,4% in July; they are currently up 3% for the year.

August 7, 2019

Future wireless data networks will have to reach higher transmission rates and shorter delays, while supplying an increasing number of end devices. Researchers have used ultra-rapid electro-optical modulators to convert terahertz data signals into optical signals.

August 6, 2019

Global sales from cotton exports by country in 2018 totaled US$59.2 billion. Overall, the value of cotton exports decreased by an average -7.8% for all exporting countries since 2014 when cotton shipments were valued at $64.2 billion. Year over year, cotton shipments appreciated by 4.3% from 2017 to 2018.

July 8, 2019

Energy prices plunged 10,7% in June. Combined with a 2,8% drop in May, the selloff has almost wiped out four consecutive months of gains earlier in the year.

July 5, 2019

The growing presence of AI powered everything in our personal lives is quickly creating an enormous population of people who are not only comfortable using voice to operate technology but prefer it.

July 4, 2019

Global sales from cellphone exports by country totaled US$283 billion in 2018. Overall, the value of worldwide cellphone shipments rose by an average 4.6% for all exporting countries since 2014 when exported cellphones were valued at $270.6 billion. Year over year, export sales of cellphones appreciated by 2.1% from 2017 to 2018.