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Economic update August 2023

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31st August 2023

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    Clean Energy Transition: ICT

    Market Monitor

    • Belgium,
    • Canada,
    • Electronics/ICT

    27th July 2023

    Is the ICT industry adding to, or reducing global warming?

    Italian doom loop risk improved

    Economic Note

    • Italy
    • General economic

    19th July 2023

    The risk of a doom loop between banks in Italy and the government has decreased

    Regional Economic Outlook Latin America - July 2023

    Economic Note

    • Argentina,
    • Brazil,
    • General economic

    18th July 2023

    Latin America's resilience is demonstrated by the stronger macroeconomic policy frameworks, improved banking supervision, and higher official reserves.

    Economic Outlook - July 2023

    Economic Outlook

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    • ,
    • General economic

    4th July 2023

    The global economy is moving away from a stagflation scenario into a scenario with low, but positive growth in 2023 and 2024

    Clean Energy Transition: Agri-food

    Market Monitor

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    • ,
    • Agriculture,
    • Food

    29th June 2023

    Balancing sustainability and efficiency in the agri-food industry

    Global Pharmaceuticals Industry Outlook 2023

    Market Monitor

    • Belgium,
    • China,
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    22nd June 2023

    Atradius sector experts share their insights on the key issues affecting pharma industry growth throughout the world

    Net zero in the power sector

    Economic Note

    • China,
    • USA,
    • General economic

    8th June 2023

    The electricity sector is one of the heaviest CO2 emitting sectors. Achieving net zero emissions in 2050 is going to be a daunting task, as it requires a total makeover

    Clean Energy Transition: Transport

    Market Monitor

    • Netherlands,
    • ,
    • Automotive/Transport

    17th May 2023

    Is the global transport industry on a highway to climate hell?

    Turkey battles high inflation ahead of elections

    Economic Note

    • Turkey
    • General economic

    10th May 2023

    Regardless of the election result, the next Turkish government faces a complicated set of macroeconomic problems

    Clean Energy Transition: Steel

    Market Monitor

    • Netherlands,
    • ,
    • Steel

    5th May 2023

    Is the steel industry on track to meet the world's climate goals?

    Fears of a banking crisis overdone

    Economic Note

    • Algeria,
    • Angola,
    • General economic

    13th April 2023

    Fears of a banking crisis have arisen as several midsized US banks have filed for bankruptcy and Credit Suisse ran into trouble

    Energy transition not a panacea for fuel importers

    Economic Note

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    • ,
    • General economic

    4th April 2023

    The energy transition offers benefits for fuel importers in declining their import bill. Nevertheless, not all their problems are likely to be resolved.

    Insolvencies increase sharply as normality returns

    Economic Note

    • Australia,
    • Austria,
    • General economic

    30th March 2023

    Sharp insolvency increases in some major economies in 2023, followed in 2024 by a year of relative stabilisation.

    Regional Economic Outlook Asia - March 2023

    Economic Note

    • China,
    • Hong Kong SAR,
    • General economic

    7th March 2023

    The economic recovery in Asia is losing steam, but not for long

    Energy crisis supports green transition

    Economic Note

    • ,
    • ,
    • General economic

    23rd February 2023

    Energy markets were shaken by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Perhaps paradoxically, this is also acting as a catalyst to accelerate underlying trends in the energy mix towards clean energy.

    China's faltering growth engine

    Economic Note

    • China
    • General economic

    10th January 2023

    After decades of high economic growth, the Chinese growth engine is slowing down, raising the question of whether the economy could fall in the middle-income trap

    Regional Economic Outlook Sub-Saharan Africa - December

    Economic Note

    • Angola,
    • South Africa
    • General economic

    19th December 2022

    High food prices add to Sub-Saharan Africa's economic woes

    Economic Outlook - December 2022

    Economic Note

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    • General economic

    13th December 2022

    The global economy is facing an unprecedented mix of challenges which are bringing it to the brink of recession in 2023.

    Backward integration raises value chain vulnerabilities

    Economic Note

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    • ,
    • General economic

    28th October 2022

    Businesses experience difficulties to source inputs as a result of shocks to global value chains

    Sharp increase in insolvencies as govt. support expires

    Economic Note

    • Australia,
    • Austria,
    • General economic

    6th October 2022

    As government support measures related to the pandemic have ended almost everywhere, we expect insolvencies to rise sharply in some major markets.