Atradius Economic Research

Surveys on trade and business trends


How do companies assess their chances and risks in a increasingly challenging environment? Where do new business opportunities exist? What are the major issues in international trade?  In this section you find Atradius surveys, studies and white papers on major developments and future trends in business and world trade.

economic outlook

Economic Research  – Cheap oil: the new normal? – April 2015

We forecast the oil price will start rising in the fourth quarter of 2015 to USD 75 on average in 2016. Discover the impact on sectors and countries across the globe.

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Economic Research - Weakening euro's effect on the UK market - March 2015

Depreciation of the Euro against the British Pound has made UK products and services less attractive to eurozone buyers. The recent spike in this euro depreciation trend however puts a big stamp on the growing competitive disadvantage of British exports and increases the importance of developing new export opportunities outside of the eurozone. However with growth rates slowing and payment defaults rising in many developing economies exporters will need to proceed cautiously.

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