Economic Outlooks

 

 

This monthly publication aims at providing our clients with state-of-the-art economic knowledge about country- and sector-risks, business insolvency trends, and macroeconomic developments. Special reports focus on underlying trends which affects the business environment.


RIDING INTO RISKS OR RECOVERY ?

Macroeconomic Country Risk and Global Sector Outlook

Doing business is like riding a bicycle: to keep your balance you must keep moving; and it has been quite a mud run lately! Companies have for a long time realized that they have to fight relentlessly to avoid getting bogged down by political turbulence, liquidity freeze and bewildering confidence headwinds.

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Focus on the Signal and Ignore the Noise

Macroeconomic Country Risk and Global Sector Outlook

We are almost there! After six years of intense depression, it seems that a weaker euro, lower oil prices and cheap financing costs are doing the trick - the largest economy in the world, Europe, is finally on the mend. It did not come at zero cost for companies and households, but we should rejoice of finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. In the meantime, the world has changed dramatically.


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Special Report

Like a cyclist against the wind, global trade has been fighting an uphill battle. Yes, the outlook does look better overall and trade-gnation sounds like old news, but competition is fierce. Trade is like a marathon; there are front runners and laggards, hungry competitors, those who burn out and those who fade away. Will eager nations catch up? Will outsiders once again change the rules of the game?

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OVERVIEW 2015 NOT SUCH A GRIMM TALE BUT NO FABLED HAPPY ENDING

Special Report

As the nights become increasingly dark, at least in the northern hemisphere, those of us with children may pass the time telling fables and short-stories by the fireplace – heaters work too. Euler Hermes’ seven fairy tales on the 2015 economic outlook is a Tiger Mom’s best companion to start (albeit very early) the development of her child’s economic skills. It all starts with: Once upon a time in a global economic mess, and ends with and the Central Banker lived happily ever after.

   
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