11th January 2018
The economic recovery in emerging market economies is expected to continue strengthening in 2018 and these markets could present opportunities for business.
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Industry Match-up Reports
4th June 2020
The Economic Update, presenting the current economic environment across the globe and the outlook by Atradius Economic Research.
7th February 2019
Despite a forecast growth slowdown in 2019 the economy should still experience positive momentum, with low unemployment and manageable inflation.
13th November 2018
Many producers are under pressure to either expand/grow or refuse orders, while difficulties in hiring skilled staff impacts further business expansion.
14th February 2017
Despite decreases the level of payment delays and insolvencies will remain high in 2017 as a full-scale rebound is not expected for the time being.
The recovery of the construction sector has finally gained some momentum, but competition remains fierce, and prices and profitability are still low.
Despite continued growth during the last ten years and a benign outlook the level of building activity seen in the 1990s has not been reached again.
The recovery of the Dutch construction sector continued in 2016, but there is still overcapacity in the market, and a consolidation has yet to take place.
Uncertainty in the British construction market is expected to increase in the coming years, especially as a ‘hard Brexit’ seems to be most probable.
Italian building cooperatives and smaller companies focused on domestic residential construction remain highly exposed to the risk of business failure.
Future US construction growth could get an additional boost if, as announced, the new US administration invests heavily in infrastructure improvements.