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Insolvency Forecasts August 2016

Economic research

  • Australia,
  • Austria,
  • General economic

4th August 2016

Insolvencies across advanced markets are forecast to be flat in 2016 and 2017.

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Atradius know-how on trading opportunities including the documents: Export Practice, Credit-to-Cash Briefings and the Atradius Risk Map.

Industry Performance Forecast

Access a snapshot of the credit risk situation and business performance of 14 major industries in your country. The forecast is based on the assessment of Atradius underwriters.

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Market Monitor Steel China 2016

Market Monitor

  • China
  • Metals,
  • Steel

29th September 2016

Overcapacity remains the main challenge, as the rebalancing of the economy from investment and export-driven growth towards private consumption continues.

Market Monitor Steel Germany 2016

Market Monitor

  • Germany
  • Metals,
  • Steel

29th September 2016

The German steel and metals sector remains resilient with a competitive edge. However, major structural challenges and downside risks have increased.

Market Monitor Steel India 2016

Market Monitor

  • India
  • Metals,
  • Steel

29th September 2016

Benefits from domestic steel demand growth will be offset by limits to raise sales prices due to the global steel overcapacity and cheap imports.

Market Monitor Steel Italy 2016

Market Monitor

  • Italy
  • Metals,
  • Steel

29th September 2016

The Italian steel distributor segment has a large number of relatively small companies, which are still affected by weak demand and pressure on margins.

Market Monitor Steel Thailand 2016

Market Monitor

  • Thailand
  • Steel,
  • Metals

29th September 2016

Banks are less willing to provide loans to the steel sector, given the high default rate and the recent debt impairment from one big steel manufacturers.

Market Monitor Steel USA 2016

Market Monitor

  • USA
  • Metals,
  • Steel

29th September 2016

The US sector´s revenue performance remains negatively affected by the lower cost of imported steel and decreasing demand from the oil/gas industry.

Market Monitor Steel Brazil 2016

Market Monitor

  • Brazil
  • Metals,
  • Steel

29th September 2016

The steel sector remains severely impacted by the ongoing domestic economic downturn, high interest rates, inflation, and exchange rate volatility.

Market Monitor Steel France 2016

Market Monitor

  • France
  • Metals,
  • Steel

29th September 2016

A high level of competition, overcapacity and persistent low prices continue to affect revenues and margins of smaller French steel/metals traders.

Market Monitor Steel Mexico 2016

Market Monitor

  • Mexico
  • Steel

29th September 2016

External risk factors for the Mexican steel industry remain the volatility of the currency exchange rate and the impact of international metals prices.

Market Monitor Steel the Netherlands 2016

Market Monitor

  • Netherlands
  • Steel,
  • Metals

29th September 2016

The Dutch steel and metals sector has benefitted from a rebound in the building sector, but at the same time demand from the energy sector has decreased.

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