Growth Risks in South Africa (SNN#16)
As central banks raise rates around the globe to ward off inflation, risks of a recession are rising. Business owners and consumers alike want to know if a recession is coming, when it will arrive, and what the magnitude and length of the slowdown will be. SpaceKnow data monitors real-time activity on the ground in […]
How did China’s provinces bounce back following the lockdowns? (SNN#12)
SpaceKnow monitors several industries in China from space. For this SNN, we study those industries by province. Our analysis suggests that full lockdowns have an immediate impact on consumer spending.
Amazon’s Black Friday (SNN#11)
SpaceKnow’s indices suggest that so far, Amazon’s activity heading into the all-important Black Friday and Christmas spending season has been lackluster.
Here’s how to analyze Fedex’s performance using satellite activity indices (SNN#8)
Discover SpaceKnow’s analysis of activity seen from space for FedEx
What’s happening in the Russian cement industry? SNN#6
Satellite analysis on the Russian cement industry. As Russia stops sharing public cement production data, SpaceKnow is able to close the data gap with its nowcasting activity indices.
Why did China cut rates? A View from Space SNN#5
China’s economy will have its slowest pace of growth in years, due to a deflating property bubble, zero-tolerance Covid lockdowns and now, a heat wave. SpaceKnow tracks physical locations daily to provide actionable information.
Economic Impact of COVID-19 lockdown in Malaysia: A View from Space
In this study, we illustrate how our satellite-based nowcasting solutions can be used to track the evolution of the economic impact during one month of the nationwide lockdown in Malaysia imposed in June 2021 in response to the latest surge of the pandemic.
The Key to Economic Nowcasting: Location, Location, Location
Satellites can image almost every corner of the earth. ML algorithms can be developed to recognize objects, detect changes, and measure economic activity with these images. This opens up endless possibilities. The question is not only what to look for – but where to look for it?