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2019 Country Focus – Russia

Macro overview Another difficult year has been left behind. Since 2014, Russia has been living under sanctions pressure and, it seems, everyone already understands that this is for a long time to come. But, despite all the problems, business is gradually adapting to the new reality....

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03 April
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2019 Country Focus – Poland

Macro overview Due to a rapid GDP growth by 5,1% in 2018. Poland moved up to 23rd place in the ranking of largest economies in the World. Polish GDP touches 2,000 bn PLN (c.a. 470 bn EUR, current prices). Unemployment rate is at a 25-year low at 5.8% and still...

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09 March
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2019 Country Focus – Austria

Did you know that a pope once referred to Austria as an “Island of the Fortunate”? Well, 48 years later, corporate creditors will certainly agree. Welcome to Austria, where bills get paid faster than anywhere else in Europe. In fact, 75% of companies settle their invoices within 57 days –...

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30 January
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Global Insolvency Outlook 2019

In 2018, global insolvencies confirmed their upward trend which started in 2017 after seven consecutive years of sizable declines. Indeed, our Global Insolvency Index which covers 43 countries totaling 83% of global GDP is to post a +10% y/y increase for 2018, an estimation supported...

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11 January
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Turkey – Currency crisis

General Outlook   On August 14th, Turkish Lira plunged to an all-time low of 1 USD = 6.95 TRY, losing more than 40% value since the beginning of the year.   Since early 2018, financial markets began to sanction vulnerable emerging markets amid an ongoing withdrawal of global liquidity,...

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14 November