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19 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

China's “dual circulation” strategy, which aims to reduce its dependence on foreign markets and improve its long-term technology development, is poised to alter the structure of the country's trade relationship with Japan and Korea. Nevertheless, we expect the decades-long integration of the three economies to continue expanding.

16 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

The US sanctions on Russia prohibit US financial institutions from purchasing ruble- or non-ruble-denominated Russian sovereign debt, constraining the Russian government's financing options. However, Russia’s accumulated financial buffers, low borrowing needs and enhanced policy toolkit will allow it manage the immediate negative effect.

10 Mar 2021|Moody's Corporation

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20 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Laura Perez-Martinez of the Credit Strategy & Research team and research writer Richard Barley discuss the growing number of distressed companies throughout Europe and what this trend means for the region’s economy, the effects on the wider corporate landscape and for other sectors.​

16 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

Federal support programs and an accelerating vaccine roll-out are bolstering our US economic outlook and supporting the country’s credit conditions. But the potential for rising inflation and, from there, higher interest rates, risks disrupting parts of the credit market.

14 Apr 2021|Moody's Investors Service

The International Monetary Fund’s proposed new $650 billion allocation of Special Drawing Rights could provide meaningful support for Zambia, Suriname, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Namibia, although fundamental credit challenges would remain unresolved. Elsewhere, the direct impact of the SDRs in alleviating prevailing external liquidity pressures would be much more modest.

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China's removal of household registration limit in large cities is credit positive for developers

Spain's comprehensive recovery and reform plan aims to address structural challenges, a credit positive

The American Jobs Plan would reshape parts of the US economy

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