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Global Economic Outlook - November 2016

Economic research

  • Algeria,
  • Angola,
  • General economic

23rd November 2016

Pressures on international trade are mounting around the globe and the outlook is increasingly uncertain.

Trading Briefs

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

Industry Performance Forecast

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 Food Belgium 2016

Market Monitor

  • Belgium
  • Food

2nd December 2016

The demand situation is benign, but food businesses continue to suffer from margin pressure due to high labour and energy costs and stiff competition.

Market Monitor Food Germany 2016

Market Monitor

  • Germany
  • Food

2nd December 2016

While German food exports continue to increase, domestic market conditions have become increasingly difficult. Overcapacity is an issue in some segments.

Market Monitor Food Netherlands 2016

Market Monitor

  • Netherlands
  • Food

2nd December 2016

Smaller food retailer and wholesalers margins remain under pressure and are expected to lose further market share, while customer behaviour is changing.

Market Monitor Food USA 2016

Market Monitor

  • USA
  • Food

2nd December 2016

The current trend of merger and acquisition towards a subsequent consolidation in the US food market is expected to accelerate in the coming years.

Market Monitor Food France 2016

Market Monitor

  • France
  • Food

2nd December 2016

Exports are of major importance for the French food sector (especially for the beverages segment), positively contributing to the French trade balance.

Market Monitor Food Ireland 2016

Market Monitor

  • Ireland
  • Food

2nd December 2016

Sector risks have increased after the Brexit decision, and exporters to the UK have already suffered shrinking margins due to currency volatility.

Market Monitor Food Poland 2016

Market Monitor

  • Poland
  • Food

2nd December 2016

Business failures in the Polish food retail segment have increased in 2016, as mainly smaller players suffer from fierce competition and low margins.

Market Monitor Food Denmark 2016

Market Monitor

  • Denmark
  • Food

2nd December 2016

Large food businesses are active globally and performing well, while smaller producers and wholesalers generally face tough competition and low margins.

Market Monitor Food Hungary 2016

Market Monitor

  • Hungary
  • Food

2nd December 2016

Gearing of food businesses is generally high, and can be a significant risk for companies with weak profitability and focus on the domestic market.

Market Monitor Food Italy 2016

Market Monitor

  • Italy
  • Food

2nd December 2016

The outlook for food exports remains positive, with further demand growth from overseas expected, due to the strong reputation of “Made in Italy”.

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