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Asia country report China 2019

Country Report

  • China
  • General economic

28th March 2019

China´s economic growth is forecast to slow down to 6% while downside risks have increased and business insolvencies will increase further in 2019

Practical Trading information

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

Industry Performance Forecast

An at-a-glance summary graphic of the business performance and credit risk situation of key industries in major markets.

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    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.

    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.

    Market Monitor Consumer Durables China 2019

    Market Monitor

    • China
    • Consumer Durables

    11th April 2019

    Profit margins of retailers in the online segment to increase slightly in 2019, while brick-and-mortar retailers face continued margin pressure.

    Market Monitor Consumer Durables UAE 2019

    Market Monitor

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Consumer Durables

    11th April 2019

    The number of payment delays and protracted defaults is expected to remain high in 2019, due to ongoing cash flow problems and restricted access to loans.

    Market Monitor Consumer Durables France 2019

    Market Monitor

    • France
    • Consumer Durables

    11th April 2019

    Even larger consumer durables retailers could face troubles due to increased financial exposure after acquisitions and the difficult economic environment.

    Market Monitor Consumer Durables Spain 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Spain
    • Consumer Durables

    11th April 2019

    Good payment behaviour in the household appliances, furniture and consumer electronics segments over the past two years, and no major changes are expected.

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