US business information spending to grow at 6.1% a year

US business information spending will grow at a 6.1% CAGR to $62.4 bln in 2011 from $46.5 bln in 2006. In EMEA, marketing information will expand 5.0% CAGR to $6.4 bln in 2011 from $5.1 bln in 2006. In Asia Pacific, business information spending in Asia Pacific will increase at a 6.3% CAGR, the fastest of the five regions, from $6.9 bln in 2006 to $9.3 bln in 2011. In Latin America, marketing information will be the fastest-growing category, averaging 5.5% annually as rising incomes and increased consumer spending stimulate interest in marketing in the region. Spending will increase from $307 mln in 2006 to $401 mln in 2011. In Canada, industry information will reach $2 bln in 2011 from $1.5 bln in 2006, averaging 5.1% growth compounded annually, PriceWaterhouseCooper said.