The report below gives a good overview of the Spring 2022 M&A activity in the Industrials Industry Sector. The pandemic posed many challenges to the global economy, including the industrial sector in 2021. However, the growth projections are stronger for the Industrials sector. The drive to develop a more sustainable economy has been a major trend in the industrial sector in 2021. The sustainable economy will be the dominant trend in 2022, benefiting a wide range of industrial firms, including companies that supply sustainability management software, chemical recyclers, and water conservation companies. The industrial sales growth is expected to increase at 6.5% in 2022, as per research published by ISM PMI. The capital spending of the Industrials sector is expected to grow at about 8% in 2022, as per the same research. The global automotive electrical products market is expected to have more than 500 different EV models by 2022, leading to an expected 8.5-million-unit sales by 2025, as per the report published by ReleaseWire. It is expected that the CAGR of global automotive electrical product market will expand moderately from 2022 through 2030, as per the same report. The United States industrial production had a growth rate of about 7.5% year on year in February 2022, according to a Trading Economics Report. The exports and imports of chemicals improved in the US market in 2021. In 2022, the US exports of chemicals are expected to increase by 7.3% to $162 billion, while US imports of chemicals are expected to experience a growth of 6.3% to $135 billion, leading to a trade surplus of $27 billion as per a report published by the American Chemistry Council. The Industrial sector will remain under pressure in 2022 due to a continuous backlog at United States' busiest seaports, despite a record-breaking 2021 and a bright prognosis, as per report published by Colliers.
Posted by Patrick Powell.