ICTF WEEKLY COUNTRY UPDATES
January 11, 2019
Country Updates for the international credit management professional...
BRAZIL - According to data released by the Banco Central do Brasil (BCB, the central bank), total credit extended by the banking system increased to R3.2trn (US$863bn or an estimated 48.8% of GDP)... Read More Here

POLAND - In the third quarter of 2018 real GDP growth (seasonally and working-day adjusted) accelerated to 5.7% year on year, from 5.2%... Read More Here

UAE - The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (DED) and the General Administration of Customs announced that several industrial inputs imported by Abu Dhabi will be exempted from customs duties... Read More Here

ECUADOR - Data from the Banco Central del Ecuador (the central bank) show that real GDP growth came in at 0.9% quarter on quarter in July-September 2018... Read More Here

INDIA - The Nikkei India Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI, a barometer of business sentiment) eased to 53.2 in December for both the manufacturing and services sectors... Read More Here


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FCIA - January 2019
We enter 2019 with a number of uncertainties dominating the outlook for global growth. An accumulation of doubts concerning the outcome of major challenges confronting the global economy combined to hit investor confidence hard in December, continuing the turmoil in global equity markets...

PNC - January 7
Great US jobs report for December, but global manufacturing loses steam...

EDC Weekly Commentary - January 10
2018 saw several key events that shifted country risk globally and EDC Economics’ country risk ratings moved with this tide...
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