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European Football Championship Industry match-ups

Industry Match-up Reports

  • Austria,
  • Belgium,
  • Automotive/Transport,
  • Chemicals/Pharma,

6th June 2016

The Industry match-up reports analyse the risk situation/outlook in one industry for countries which are paired together in the Euro 2016 tournament.

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

Industry Performance Forecast Chart | Atradius

Access a snapshot of the credit risk situation and business performance of 14 major industries in more than 30 countries. The forecast is based on the assessment of Atradius underwriters.

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Market Monitor - Chemicals - France 2016

Market Monitor

  • France
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

The French chemicals sector continues to grow in 2016, but high labour costs and strict regualtions remain a burden and global competition is strong.

Market Monitor - Chemicals - Germany 2016

Market Monitor

  • Germany
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

Most German chemicals businesses show robust solvency and liquidity figures, however in 2016 sales decline as producer prices continue to decrease.

Market Monitor - Chemicals - Italy 2016

Market Monitor

  • Italy
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

The Italian chemicals industry benefits from a rebound in domestic demand, however businesses dependent on the construction sector still face higher risks.

Market Monitor - Chemicals - The Netherlands 2016

Market Monitor

  • Netherlands
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

Production is expected to rebound in 2016 after a 2.5% decrease in 2015, but Dutch chemcials businesses face increasing international competition.

Market Monitor - Chemicals - Belgium 2016

Market Monitor

  • Belgium
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

The Belgian chemicals sector continues to grow, benefitting from structural resilience, but suffers from weakening competitiveness due to high labour costs.

Market Monitor - Chemicals - Sweden 2016

Market Monitor

  • Sweden
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

The industry continues to grow in 2016, but the slowdown in key markets like China and Brazil could have a negative impact on some key subsectors.

Market Monitor - Chemicals - India 2016

Market Monitor

  • India
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

The outlook for the Indian chemicals industry is positive, but there are liquidity and solvency issues with businesses in the trade and wholesale segment.

Market Monitor - Chemicals - Mexico 2016

Market Monitor

  • Mexico
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

The sector is highly exposed to the price volatility of oil-derived commodities and foreign exchange fluctuations due the lack of refining capacities.

Market Monitor - Chemicals - Turkey 2016

Market Monitor

  • Turkey
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

The number of payment delays was high at the end of 2015, with financially weaker players leaving the market. Insolvencies are expected to level off.

Market Monitor - Chemicals - United States 2016

Market Monitor

  • USA
  • Chemicals/Pharma

21st July 2016

The US chemicals sector performs well, but the energy and fuel/oil subsector is in trouble, mainly affecting smaller and regional players in this segment.

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