Reporte por país
16 nov 2015
Robust growth rates persist, but lower exports hurt the manufacturing sector.
Asesoría sobre oportunidades comerciales incluyendo los documentos: práctica de exportación, sesiones informativas de crédito-a-efectivo y mapa de riesgo de Atradius.
Los pronósticos de la industria de Atradius dan acceso a las tendencias y previsiones en las industrias clave del país.
Monitor de Mercado
14 nov 2017
Overcapacity remains the main challenge, as the rebalancing of the economy from investment and export-driven growth towards private consumption continues.
The steel and metals sector remains resilient for the time being, but the market environment is turning increasingly difficult with more downside risks.
Demand from construction and automotive as key buyer sectors has been robust in 2017, and steel price increases have been pushed through the supply chain.
While in general insolvencies are not expected to rise sharply, an increase in business failures in Puerto Rico and the Houston area cannot be ruled out.
Both the rebound of steel and metals prices and increased domestic demand have helped to improve margins in 2017, which nevertheless remain tight.
Export orientation and diversification are key factors for business success in a business environment characterised by overcapacity and volatile prices.
Due to a high non-performing assets level banks remain reluctant to provide loans, and external financing at competitive conditions remains a challenge.
While the profit margin development is generally stable competition remains high with Asian steel and metals businesses on international markets.
While the outlook for late 2017 and 2018 remains positive, due to overcapacity there is on-going price pressure in most segments, affecting margins.
Production has increased again in 2017, but competitiveness of the domestic steel and metals industry remains negatively impacted by high power costs.