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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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Atradius know-how on trading opportunities including the documents: Export Practice, Credit-to-Cash Briefings and the Atradius Risk Map.

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    DSO in Singapore expected to worsen

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Singapore
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Construction,

    20th May 2019

    Businesses in Singapore expect DSO to deteriorate over the coming months. Read the complete overview of corporate payment practices by sector.

    Taiwan: Payment default risks put pressure on business

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Taiwan
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    20th May 2019

    Taiwanese businesses are the least inclined in the Asia Pacific to sell on credit. Get your copy of the latest payment practices barometer and find out why.

    How will Japan avoid disruptive loss in export markets

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Japan
    • Agriculture,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    Businesses in Japan are focused more on strengthening receivables' collection activities than having a more strategic approach to credit management.

    China: Increase in trade credit risk on the horizon?

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • China
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    Survey respondents in China expect trade credit risk to increase over the coming months. Find out more about their business challenges going forward.

    Internal demand & export growth drive B2B sales

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • India
    • Agriculture,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    Internal demand & export growth work in favor of Indian B2B credit sales, but future trends of B2B payment practices affecting business confidence in India.

    Australia: what can businesses expect?

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Australia
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Construction,

    20th May 2019

    Shortage of capital and restricted business growth due to a deteriorating domestic economy, tighter financial conditions and more competition. Challenging times for Australian businesses.

    Trade credit insurance to the rescue in Hong Kong

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Hong Kong
    • Construction,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    The use of trade credit in B2B transactions enhances financial flexibility and mitigates negative effects of increased global competition for Hong Kong's large enterprises and SMEs.

    Growing demand for credit insurance in APAC

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Australia,
    • China,
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    APAC economies are vulnerable to weaker global trade, leading to more businesses taking a more strategic approach to credit management.

    How do businesses react to weaker demand from China?

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Indonesia
    • Agriculture,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    Payment terms extended by survey respondents in Indonesia are notably more relaxed than last year. Does loosing terms on export sales reflect a need to limit the fall off in export demand?

    Global Economic Outlook - May 2019

    Economic research

    • Algeria,
    • Angola,
    • General economic

    16th May 2019

    The global economy is losing steam in 2019 and 2020. Ongoing uncertainty regarding the trade war continues to cloud the outlook.

    South America country report Brazil 2019

    Country report

    • Brazil
    • General economic

    30th April 2019

    The adoption of a pension reform that provides savings of at least 600-700 billion reais is key to keep public debt sustainable and to sustain invertors’ confidence in the long-term.

    South America country report Argentina 2019

    Country report

    • Argentina
    • General economic

    30th April 2019

    Coupled with high interest rates of more than 60% austerity measures will deepen and lengthen the economic contraction, and a rebound expected in late 2019 at the earliest.

    South America country report Chile 2019

    Country report

    • Chile
    • General economic

    30th April 2019

    Shock resistance is strong due to prudent economic and financial policies, but a serious disturbance of global trade by protectionism would hurt exports.

    South America country report Colombia 2019

    Country report

    • Colombia
    • General economic

    30th April 2019

    GDP is forecast to grow about 3% annually, driven by higher oil prices, investments and consumption, but concerns about the fiscal deficit remain an issue.

    South America country report Peru 2019

    Country report

    • Peru
    • General economic

    30th April 2019

    Main risks to the outlook are a hard landing of the Chinese economy and social unrest in the mining sector, which could affect the investment climate.

    Market Monitor Consumer Durables UK 2019

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Consumer Durables

    11th April 2019

    The UK sales outlook for consumer durables in 2019 is more subdued as household finances are strained and private consumption growth is decreasing.

    Market Monitor Consumer Durables USA 2019

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Consumer Durables

    11th April 2019

    Higher costs of raw materials and import tariffs have increased operational costs and reduced overall profitability in the household appliances segment.

    Market Monitor Consumer Durables Netherlands 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Netherlands
    • Consumer Durables

    11th April 2019

    Insolvencies are expected to level off or to increase slightly in 2019, in line with the forecast of a modest 2% increase in Dutch business failures.

    Market Monitor Consumer Durables Italy 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Consumer Durables

    11th April 2019

    Many smaller retailers lack the flexibility and financial means to adapt business models to changing consumer habits, and the credit risk remains elevated.

    Market Monitor Consumer Durables Germany 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Germany
    • Consumer Durables

    11th April 2019

    Retailers´ margins are expected to decrease further due to the fierce competitive market environment in most segments and increased price transparency.

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