Atradius Economic Update - January 2018

Industry Match-up Reports

  • Algeria,
  • Angola,
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

9th January 2018

The January 2018 edition of the Economic Update, presenting the current economic environment across the globe and the outlook by Atradius Economic Research.

  • Global – Strengthening of the pickup in global growth, with GDP expected to increase 2.9% in 2017 and 3.1% in 2018. 

  • Eurozone – The eurozone recovery is upholding its momentum. Robust GDP growth is expected this year and in 2018, underpinned by tightening labour markets and higher confidence.

  • Advanced Markets – The US economy enjoys robust GDP growth while the momentum in teh UK eases due to falling real wages.

  • Emerging Markets – Growth prospects in emerging markets continue to improve, driven by stronger world trade and GDP growth.

  • Credit and Insolvencies – Business insolvencies in both advanced and emerging markets are expected to slightly improve in 2017 and 2018

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