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Global Economic Outlook - May 2017

Economic research

  • Algeria,
  • Angola,
  • General economic

30th May 2017

Economic Outlook

The first hint of spring is in the air leaving this Economic Outlook in a position of cautious optimism.

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    Mexico: More than the wall

    Economic research

    • Argentina,
    • Australia,
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    15th August 2017

    Trump’s threats to revise NAFTA and build a wall at the Mexican border could offer new trade opportunities for businesses in relations with Mexico.

    China’s rebalancing hits trading partners substantially

    Economic research

    • Chile,
    • China,
    • General economic

    8th August 2017

    China is rebalancing its economy away from exports and investments towards consumption. This is weighing on GDP growth of its trading partners.

    MENA Country Report Algeria 2017

    Country report

    • Algeria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    3rd August 2017

    GDP growth is expected to slow down to about 1.5% in 2017 and 2018, as lower revenues from oil and gas exports negatively impact government investments.

    MENA Country Report Egypt 2017

    Country report

    • Egypt
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    3rd August 2017

    GDP growth will decrease in 2017 as sharp inflation increase restrains consumer demand, but in the medium-term the economy should benefit from reforms.

    MENA Country Report Morocco 2017

    Country report

    • Morocco
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    3rd August 2017

    Reforms have been made to diversify the economy by developing manufacturing and providing a favourable investment environment. But stumbling blocks remain.

    MENA Country Report Saudi Arabia 2017

    Country report

    • Saudi Arabia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    3rd August 2017

    With the oil price well below its fiscal break-even level of around USD 78, the government still faces the challenge of keeping a tight grip on spending.

    MENA Country Report Tunisia 2017

    Country report

    • Tunisia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    3rd August 2017

    Tackling bureaucracy and reforming the tax and subsidy systems are necessary to improve the economic conditions and to reduce the high unemployment rate.

    MENA Country Report United Arab Emirates 2017

    Country report

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    3rd August 2017

    So far the UAE has weathered the global oil price slump relatively well, supported by its increasingly diversified economy and ample foreign assets.

    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.

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