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Insolvency Forecasts August 2016

Economic research

  • Australia,
  • Austria,
  • General economic

4th August 2016

Insolvencies across advanced markets are forecast to be flat in 2016 and 2017.

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 - Machinery - Czech Republic 2016

Market Monitor

  • Czech Republic
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

The sector benefits from a robust performance of the Czech economy, but producers dependent on energy/mining and power engineering face difficulties.

Market Monitor - Machinery - France 2016

Market Monitor

  • France
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

The rebound that started in 2014 continues in 2016, but overcapacity still remains a real concern for the French machinery industry in the long-term.

Market Monitor - Machinery - Germany 2016

Market Monitor

  • Germany
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

The general outlook remains positive, and margins are relatively high, especially in niche segments. However,competition from China is increasing.

Market Monitor - Machinery - Italy 2016

Market Monitor

  • Italy
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

Competition remains strong in the domestic market, especially among small and medium-sized machinery companies dependent on construction businesses.

Market Monitor - Machinery - Denmark 2016

Market Monitor

  • Denmark
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

Key success factors for Danish machinery businesses is their ability to streamline costsand continued investment in product development/new technology.

Market Monitor - Machinery - Turkey 2016

Market Monitor

  • Turkey
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

The Turkish machinery sector faces some troubles, with sales under pressure since 2015. Political uncertainty leading to less capital expenditure.

Market Monitor - Machinery - Belgium 2016

Market Monitor

  • Belgium
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

Demand for Belgian machines and engineering businesses is still affected by the difficulties some major buyer industries are facing (e.g. construction).

Market Monitor - Machinery - Brazil 2016

Market Monitor

  • Brazil
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

The machinery sector mainly suffers from a massive decrease in public and private investments, especially in the construction and oil/gas sectors.

Market Monitor - Machinery - The Netherlands 2016

Market Monitor

  • Netherlands
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

Payment behaviour has been good over the last two years and the number of payment delays, defaults and insolvencies is expected to remain low in 2016.

Market Monitor - Machinery - Sweden 2016

Market Monitor

  • Sweden
  • Machines/Engineering

18th August 2016

The Swedish machinery industry has shown several years of positive development. Machinery production is expected to grow 2.3% in 2016 and 0.9% in 2017.

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