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Insolvency Forecasts August 2016

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  • Austria,
  • General economic

4th August 2016

Insolvency developments 2016

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

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    Market Monitor Chemicals China 2017

    Market Monitor

    • China
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    The Chinese chemicals industry has entered a phase of lower but still solid growth, with chemicals demand growth rates still above global average.

    Market Monitor Chemicals USA 2017

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    Producers are looking to take further advantage of low natural gas prices in the US, which enables the significant expansion of methane-based projects.

    Market Monitor Chemicals United Kingdom 2017

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    Profit margins of British chemicals businesses could be negatively affected by domestic economic uncertainty over the outcome of the Brexit negotiations.

    Market Monitor Chemicals Italy 2017

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    The Italian chemicals industry continues to benefit from a rebound in domestic demand, however fiscal crimes plague the fuel wholesalers segment.

    Market Monitor Chemicals Brazil 2017

    Market Monitor

    • Brazil
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    Despite a rebound agrichemicals remains susceptible to sudden changes of exogenous factors like climate, market prices and exchange rate fluctuations.

    Market Monitor Chemicals Poland 2017

    Market Monitor

    • Poland
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    The sector records solid growth rates, but caution is advised with smaller fuel wholesalers and stations due to a grey economy in fuel trade in the past.

    Market Monitor Chemicals Czech Rep 2017

    Market Monitor

    • Czech Republic
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    The robust economic growth has led to rising demand for petrochemical products, while the rubber and plastics are benefitting from automotive demand.

    Market Monitor Chemicals Indonesia 2017

    Market Monitor

    • Indonesia
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    Indonesian chemicals sector growth is driven by demand from the construction and automotive industries and an increasing population with rising incomes.

    Market Monitor Chemicals Saudi Arabia 2017

    Market Monitor

    • Saudi Arabia
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    The industry remains affected by the slowdown in the country´s economic performance, which has led to lower investments and decreased public spending.

    Market Monitor Chemicals Spain 2017

    Market Monitor

    • Spain
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    20th July 2017

    Chemicals production growth is expected to increase about 2.5% in 2017 and 2018 while payment delays and insolvencies will remain at very low level.

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