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Promising markets for 2018

Market Monitor

  • Colombia,
  • Czech Republic,
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

11th January 2018

Veelbelovende opkomende markten 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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    Market Monitor Food Denmark 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Denmark
    • Food

    2nd December 2016

    Large food businesses are active globally and performing well, while smaller producers and wholesalers generally face tough competition and low margins.

    Market Monitor Food Hungary 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Hungary
    • Food

    2nd December 2016

    Gearing of food businesses is generally high, and can be a significant risk for companies with weak profitability and focus on the domestic market.

    Market Monitor Food Italy 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Food

    2nd December 2016

    The outlook for food exports remains positive, with further demand growth from overseas expected, due to the strong reputation of “Made in Italy”.

    Market Monitor Food Portugal 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Portugal
    • Food

    2nd December 2016

    The economic downturn of two main export markets - Brazil and Angola - has led to reduced exports and, to some extent, investment levels in the sector.

    Market Monitor Food Spain 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Spain
    • Food

    2nd December 2016

    While the industry is still fragmented, consolidation is on-going and companies should gain size and become more competitive domestically and abroad.

    NAFTA Country Report - Canada 2016

    Country Report

    • Canada
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    25th November 2016

    Economic growth is expected to pick up in 2017, but uncertainty about the new US administration (potential protectionist trade policies) casts a shadow.

    NAFTA Country Report - Mexico 2016

    Country Report

    • Mexico
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    25th November 2016

    The consequences of any US shift on its Mexico policy remain to be seen, but increased currency volatility has already an negative impact on the economy.

    NAFTA Country Report - United States 2016

    Country Report

    • USA
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    25th November 2016

    Steady, but uneven growth is expected to persist. Domestic demand is the main driver of expansion, but manufacturing and export performance remain subdued.

    Global Economic Outlook - November 2016

    Economic Outlook

    • Algeria,
    • Angola,
    • General economic

    23rd November 2016

    Pressures on international trade are mounting around the globe and the outlook is increasingly uncertain.

    Payment Practices Barometer Asia Pacific 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Australia,
    • China,
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    19th October 2016

    Nearly 90% of the survey respondents in Asia Pacific reported having experienced late payment of invoices from their B2B customers over the past year.

    Payment Practices Barometer Australia 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Australia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    19th October 2016

    Nearly 24% of Australian suppliers surveyed consider maintaining adequate cash flow levels to be the greatest challenge to business profitability in 2016.

    Payment Practices Barometer China 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • China
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    19th October 2016

    Suppliers surveyed in China (38.2%) appear to be the most likely of all their peers in Asia Pacific to sell on cash terms to their B2B customers.

    Payment Practices Barometer Hong Kong 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Hong Kong
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    19th October 2016

    The highest percentage of the suppliers interviewed in Hong Kong (42%) reported that domestic B2B customers pay invoices late due to liquidity issues.

    Payment Practices Barometer India 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • India
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    19th October 2016

    As a consequence of late payment by B2B customers, 45% of suppliers surveyed in India reported they had to take specific measures to correct cash flow.

    Payment Practices Barometer Indonesia 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Indonesia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    19th October 2016

    Cost containment and cash flow position considered greatest challenges to business profitability by 18% of Indonesian suppliers (20% in Asia Pacific).

    Payment Practices Barometer Japan 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Japan
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    19th October 2016

    Most of the suppliers surveyed in Japan (33%) reported that foreign late payment is most often a consequence of the complexity of the payment procedure.

    Payment Practices Barometer Singapore 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Singapore
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    19th October 2016

    Despite no variation in either domestic or foreign late payment rates, the average 46 days DSO recorded in Singapore is six days longer than last year.

    Payment Practices Barometer Taiwan 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Taiwan
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    19th October 2016

    91% of respondents in Taiwan (88% at regional level) reported late payment of invoices by domestic and foreign B2B customers over the past year.

    Trade successfully with China 2016

    Trade Successfully With

    • China
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    12th October 2016

    China is a major economic and trading power. Trade successfully with China sets out ten simple-to-follow rules that can help make your trading relationships with China lasting and successful.

    Trade successfully with China webinar

    Trade Successfully With

    • China
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    12th October 2016

    On 15 November 2016, Atradius Credit Insurance hosted a webinar that looked at the opportunities available for trade with China and how to safely transact your business.

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