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Three ETFs To Play Water Shortage

Both macro and microeconomic forces suggest that the global water sector is destined to see exponential growth paving the path to opportunity for the PowerShares Water Resources (PHO), the PowerShares Global Water (PIO) and the Guggenheim S&P Global Water (CGW).

From a macro perspective, incomes in developing nations are expected to rise and populations around the world are expected to continue to expand pushing up demand for water. In fact, at current growth rates, it is expected that demand for water will grow by nearly 6 percent annually. This growth is expected to be most prevalent in emerging Asia, where India is expected to see its water demand more than double and China’s to rise by more than 30 percent over the next 20 years. Read More…

Water ETFs Poised To Grow

Both macro and microeconomic forces suggest that the global water sector is destined to see exponential growth paving the path to opportunity for the PowerShares Water Resources (PHO), the PowerShares Global Water (PIO) and the Guggenheim S&P Global Water (CGW).

From a macro perspective, incomes in developing nations are expected to rise and populations around the world are expected to continue to expand pushing up demand for water. In fact, at current growth rates, it is expected that demand for water will grow by nearly 6 percent annually. This growth is expected to be most prevalent in emerging Asia, where India is expected to see its water demand more than double and China’s to rise by more than 30 percent over the next 20 years. Read More…

Three ETFs To Play Global Water Scarcity

Both macro and microeconomic forces suggest that the global water sector is destined to see exponential growth paving the path to opportunity for the PowerShares Water Resources (PHO), the PowerShares Global Water (PIO) and the Guggenheim S&P Global Water (CGW).

From a macro perspective, incomes in developing nations are expected to rise and populations around the world are expected to continue to expand pushing up demand for water.  In fact, at current growth rates, it is expected that demand for water will grow by nearly 6 percent annually.  This growth is expected to be most prevalent in emerging Asia, where India is expected to see its water demand more than double and China’s to rise by more than 30 percent over the next 20 years.  Read More…

Water Shortage Paves Path To Opportunity

As global populations continue to grow, advancements in medical technology continue to prolong life, and developing economies add wealth, the demand for water is likely to remain elevated. 

Water is a commodity that is absolutely essential to survive and is essential in the cultivation and production of food.  At current rates, it is expected that demand for potable water will grow 6% annually. This, in conjunction with the water shortage already seen in numerous parts of the world is drawing heavy attention to the commodity which comprises the vast majority of the world.

The imbalances are currently hitting India and China and are expected to get worse.  According to a study conducted by McKinsey & Co., water demand in the next two decades will double in India to 1.5 trillion cubic meters and rise 32 percent in China to 818 billion cubic meters.   Additionally, at current consumption rates, the 1.2 billion people in India, where farmers use 80 percent of available water, will exhaust their fresh-water supplies by 2050. Read More…

Water Scarcity To Bolster ETFs

As global populations continue to grow, advancements in medical technology continue to prolong life, and developing economies add wealth, the global imbalance in supply and demand for water make it a hot resource for the future. 

Water is a commodity that is absolutely essential to life and is becoming increasingly scarce. At current rates, it is expected that demand for potable water will grow 6% annually. This, in conjunction with natural disasters and the water shortage already seen in many parts of the world are drawing heavy attention to the commodity which comprises the vast majority of the world.

The imbalances are currently hitting India and China and are expected to get worse.  According to a study conducted by McKinsey & Co., water demand in the next two decades will double in India to 1.5 trillion cubic meters and rise 32 percent in China to 818 billion cubic meters.   Additionally, at current consumption rates, the 1.2 billion people in India, where farmers use 80 percent of available water, will exhaust their fresh-water supplies by 2050. Read More…

Three Ways To Play Blue Gold

By Kevin Grewal

As global populations continue to grow, advancements in medical technology continue to prolong life and developing economies add wealth, the global demand for water will likely surge.

 Water is a commodity that is absolutely essential to life and is becoming increasingly scarce.  At current rates, it is expected that demand for potable water will grow 6% annually.  This, in conjunction with natural disasters and the water shortage already seen in many parts of the world, make the commodity extremely attractive.

The demand for water is well known, but what is expected to truly support price movements in the commodity is supply.  Granted, the globe is comprised mainly of water, but of this water, a mere 1% can be used for by populations for agricultural production, industrial uses and human consumption.  Read More…

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