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Market Monitor Consumer Durables USA April 2018

Market Monitor

  • USA
  • Consumer Durables

4th April 2018

Many long-standing retail chains are highly indebted, often from leveraged buyouts led by private equity firms, while investors reconsider further lending.

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    Market Monitor Food Italy 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Food

    17th December 2019

    The ongoing concentration process in the domestic market will increasingly put small retailers with a poor capacity to generate cash flow under pressure.

    Market Monitor Food France 2019

    Market Monitor

    • France
    • Food

    17th December 2019

    A modest margin rebound, but commodity prices, price wars between retailers, changing consumer habits and difficulties in staff recruitment remain issues.

    Market Monitor Food Denmark 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Denmark
    • Food

    17th December 2019

    While several Brexit postponenements have provided food exporters with sufficient time to adapt, small retailers suffer from market price pressure.

    Market Monitor Metals and Steel United Kingdom 2019

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Metals,
    • Steel

    26th November 2019

    Domestic metals and steel demand is increasingly affected by subdued investment in the construction sector and a marked demand slowdown from automotive.

    Market Monitor Metals and Steel Germany 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Germany
    • Metals,
    • Steel

    26th November 2019

    Many businesses suffer from decreasing demand from key buyer sectors, high commodity prices, overcapacity, strong competition, and low profitability.

    Market Monitor Metals and Steel USA 2019

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Metals,
    • Steel

    26th November 2019

    A modest increase in payment delays cannot be ruled out in the coming 12 months, but no substantial insolvency increase is expected for the industry.

    Market Monitor Metals and Steel China 2019

    Market Monitor

    • China
    • Metals,
    • Steel

    26th November 2019

    The number of protracted payments and insolvencies was high in 2019, and is expected to increase further in 2020, mainly affecting private-owned producers.

    Market Monitor Metals and Steel France 2019

    Market Monitor

    • France
    • Metals,
    • Steel

    26th November 2019

    Payment delays and business failures are expected to increase modestly in the coming twelve months, especially in the metal manufacturing segment.

    Market Monitor Metals and Steel Italy 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Metals,
    • Steel

    26th November 2019

    For many businesses both demand and profit margins are expected to deteriorate further, with a moderate rebound expected in H2 of 2020 at the earliest.

    Market Monitor Metals and Steel Canada 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Canada
    • Metals,
    • Steel

    26th November 2019

    The sector benefits from the lift of US import tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminium, with profit margins of steel businesses expected to improve again.

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