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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 - Machinery - Italy 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Machines/Engineering

    18th August 2016

    Competition remains strong in the domestic market, especially among small and medium-sized machinery companies dependent on construction businesses.

    Market Monitor - Machinery - Denmark 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Denmark
    • Machines/Engineering

    18th August 2016

    Key success factors for Danish machinery businesses is their ability to streamline costsand continued investment in product development/new technology.

    Market Monitor - Machinery - Turkey 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Turkey
    • Machines/Engineering

    18th August 2016

    The Turkish machinery sector faces some troubles, with sales under pressure since 2015. Political uncertainty leading to less capital expenditure.

    Market Monitor - Machinery - Belgium 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Belgium
    • Machines/Engineering

    18th August 2016

    Demand for Belgian machines and engineering businesses is still affected by the difficulties some major buyer industries are facing (e.g. construction).

    Market Monitor - Machinery - Brazil 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Brazil
    • Machines/Engineering

    18th August 2016

    The machinery sector mainly suffers from a massive decrease in public and private investments, especially in the construction and oil/gas sectors.

    Market Monitor - Machinery - The Netherlands 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Netherlands
    • Machines/Engineering

    18th August 2016

    Payment behaviour has been good over the last two years and the number of payment delays, defaults and insolvencies is expected to remain low in 2016.

    Market Monitor - Machinery - Sweden 2016

    Market Monitor

    • Sweden
    • Machines/Engineering

    18th August 2016

    The Swedish machinery industry has shown several years of positive development. Machinery production is expected to grow 2.3% in 2016 and 0.9% in 2017.

    Market Monitor - Machinery - United States 2016

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Machines/Engineering

    18th August 2016

    US machinery businesses related to the oil/gas or the mining segments are affected by lower capital spending on purchasing machinery and equipment.

    Market Monitor - Chemicals - France 2016

    Market Monitor

    • France
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    21st July 2016

    The French chemicals sector continues to grow in 2016, but high labour costs and strict regualtions remain a burden and global competition is strong.

    MENA Country Report - Egypt 2016

    Country Report

    • Egypt
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    8th July 2016

    Weak economic situation and uncertain outlook as the security situation remains tense. Inflation is high and the business sentiment remains subdued.

    Payment Practices Barometer UK 2016

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • United Kingdom
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    14th April 2016

    Survey findings point to Great Britain as the country in Western Europe that is the most impacted by late payment from export customers.

    Country Report Singapore

    Country Report

    • Singapore
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    28th January 2016

    Economic performance impacted by slower growth in China and Southeast Asia.

    Country Report Thailand

    Country Report

    • Thailand
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    28th January 2016

    GDP growth in 2016 (up 2.5%) still below the country´s growth potential, and political uncertainty remains an issue.

    Country Report Vietnam

    Country Report

    • Vietnam
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    28th January 2016

    Stable growth (up 6.4% in 2016) and inflation back under control, but the economic fundamentals still show some weaknesses.

    US interest rate rise: emerging markets at risk

    Economic Note

    • Brazil,
    • Chile,
    • General economic

    14th December 2015

    The first increase in US interest rates in almost 10 years may lead to trouble in emerging markets.

    Market Monitor - Focus on the food industry - Netherlands

    Market Monitor

    • Netherlands
    • Food

    10th December 2015

    Due to the weaker exchange rate and increased demand from overseas markets, Dutch food exports increased in 2015 and are expected to rise further in 2016.

    Natural gas prices fall across the world

    Economic Note

    • Australia,
    • Austria,
    • General economic

    9th December 2015

    Natural gas prices have fallen significantly in Asia and Europe on the back of the sliding oil price. As more LNG comes on the market regional prices are set to remain low.

    NAFTA Country Report - USA

    Country Report

    • USA
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    16th November 2015

    Robust growth rates persist, but lower exports hurt the manufacturing sector.

    NAFTA Country Report - Mexico

    Country Report

    • Mexico
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    16th November 2015

    Crucial reforms have been passed, but their proper implementation remains to be seen.

    NAFTA Country Report - Canada

    Country Report

    • Canada
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    16th November 2015

    Growth is expected to slow down, while business insolvencies to increase in 2015 and 2016.

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