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Global Economic Outlook - November 2018

Economic research

  • Algeria,
  • Angola,
  • General economic

8th November 2018

Hiker Global Economic Outlook

The bright outlook presented in May has proven true but clouds are quickly gathering on the horizon. In an increasingly uncertain environment, there is no room for policy mistakes.

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    Private debt could amplify costs of the trade war

    Economic research

    • China,
    • USA
    • General economic

    30th July 2019

    Private sector debt developments in the US and China probably won’t trigger an economic crisis but could deepen a downturn, possibly triggered by the bilateral trade war.

    Market Monitor chemicals USA 2019

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    Should the Sino-US trade dispute continue or even escalate, US petrochemical businesses would face unfriendly market conditions with falling prices.

    Market Monitor chemicals China 2019

    Market Monitor

    • China
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    The repercussions of the trade dispute with the US have been limited so far, but several US-export dependent SMEs could fail should the dispute continue.

    Market Monitor chemicals United Kingdom 2019

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    Profitability of businesses is generally high in this sector, but Brexit poses a downside risk for businesses profitability and payment behaviour.

    Market Monitor chemicals Germany 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Germany
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    Due to the more difficult market environment and decreasing sales, we have recently downgraded the sector performance outlook from “Excellent” to “Good”.

    Market Monitor chemicals Italy 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    Performance is affected by slowdown in demand from automotive, uncertainty about Italian fiscal policy and the trade dispute between the US and China.

    Market Monitor chemicals France 2019

    Market Monitor

    • France
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    The French plastics packaging segment is negatively impacted by oil price volatility, increased environmental awareness and stricter regulations.

    Market Monitor chemicals Brazil 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Brazil
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    The Brazilian agrichemicals sector remains very susceptible to sudden changes in climate conditions, market prices and exchange rate fluctuations.

    Market Monitor chemicals Singapore 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Singapore
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    In the medium- to long-term low-cost competitors from Asia and the Middle East could seriously challenge Singapore's export-oriented chemicals industry.

    Market Monitor chemicals Spain 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Spain
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    The plastics segment is impacted by environmental awareness and stricter regulations, which could negatively affect businesses in the near future.

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