Economic Outlooks



These publications provide 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 that affect the business environment.

​Latest Issues - The View


GROWING OUT OF SYNC - July- August 2018

The global economy is expected to continue to grow at a healthy pace in 2018 and 2019 albeit mirroring more diversity in an asymmetric reaction to a series of shocks on energy prices, political uncertainty and interest rates. (read more​).

​​THE HOT SEASON - June 2018 

This paper attempts to rationalize recent oil price strength and perspectives for the remainder of the year. Post-trough recovery and demandled strength have been substituted by geopolitics as prime oil price driver since early Q2 18. (read more).

​​​​THE WORLD ECONOMY: P​ARTY ON? - April-May 2018

In 2017, global GDP growth reached the +3% post, that will likely stay in sight in 2018 and 2019. The question is whether the world needs a guardian to define the rules of the global digital game? (read more).



​​Since then, the world agreed to work together to reduce tariffs. Countries had to find other ways to boost competitiveness from exchange rates and wage moderation, to non-tariff measures, to institutionalized subsidies and bilateral free trade agreements. (read more).

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