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Trump tariffs threaten trade

Economic Note

  • Australia,
  • Canada,
  • General economic

22nd March 2018

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By raising tariffs on steel and aluminium the US president has proudly delivered on a campaign promise. US steel and aluminium producers gain, but it comes at the expense of US metal consuming firms.

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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    MENA Country Report Algeria 2018

    Country Report

    • Algeria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Despite the rebound in oil prices economic growth is expected to recover only modestly in 2018 as fiscal consolidation hampers private consumption growth.

    MENA Country Report Egypt 2018

    Country Report

    • Egypt
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Despite the painful short-term effect of rising prices for consumers, in the medium-term the economy should benefit from the IMF-programme related reforms.

    MENA Country Report Morocco 2018

    Country Report

    • Morocco
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Economic expansion has been maintained through robust performance of automotive, aeronautics, chemicals and electronics industries and the tourism sector.

    MENA Country Report Saudi Arabia 2018

    Country Report

    • Saudi Arabia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    The economic diversification will proceed only slowly, leaving the economy largely dependent on oil revenues and state support for the time being.

    MENA Country Report Tunisia 2018

    Country Report

    • Tunisia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Tackling bureaucracy and reforming the tax and subsidy systems are necessary to improve the economic conditions and to reduce the high unemployment rate.

    MENA Country Report UAE 2018

    Country Report

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    24th July 2018

    Economic growth is expected to accelerate in 2018 and 2019, due to higher oil prices, stronger external demand and the easing of fiscal consolidation.

    Market Monitor chemicals India 2018

    Market Monitor

    • India
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    19th July 2018

    Sales growth in the pharmaceuticals and healthcare market is supported by a robust economic outlook and increasing private and public healthcare spending.

    Market Monitor chemicals United Kingdom 2018

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    19th July 2018

    Good short-term outlook for the chemicals sector, but Brexit poses a downside risk for businesses profitability and payment behaviour in the mid-term.

    Market Monitor chemicals Turkey 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Turkey
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    19th July 2018

    Payment delays and insolvencies are expected to increase in the chemicals sector due to lower sales and the lira depreciation since the end of 2017.

    Market Monitor chemicals Poland 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Poland
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    19th July 2018

    Payment behaviour in the Polish chemicals sector has been good over the past two years, and the number of non-payments and insolvencies has been low.

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