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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31st January 2017
GDP is forecast to grow about 3% in 2017, but high household debt, inequality and low incomes will put downward pressure on consumption growth.
High growth of more than 6% in 2017, but economic fundamentals still show some weaknesses and Vietnamese businesses suffer from limited access to capital.
24th January 2017
Gas prices have bottomed out and Atradius expects them to increase over the period up to 2021. Demand will be more moderate, but fueled primarily by China.
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.
While German food exports continue to increase, domestic market conditions have become increasingly difficult. Overcapacity is an issue in some segments.
Smaller food retailer and wholesalers margins remain under pressure and are expected to lose further market share, while customer behaviour is changing.
The current trend of merger and acquisition towards a subsequent consolidation in the US food market is expected to accelerate in the coming years.
Exports are of major importance for the French food sector (especially for the beverages segment), positively contributing to the French trade balance.
Sector risks have increased after the Brexit decision, and exporters to the UK have already suffered shrinking margins due to currency volatility.
Business failures in the Polish food retail segment have increased in 2016, as mainly smaller players suffer from fierce competition and low margins.