Trade Tensions
Trade tensions pose ongoing risks to credit conditions and are causing shifts in global investment and supply chains. These frictions are challenging the business models of trade-reliant economies and companies.
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    03 DEC 2019|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    The US reinstating tariffs on steel imported from Brazil and Argentina should boost domestic prices, a credit positive for US steel producers.
    02 DEC 2019|Outlook|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    Delinquencies and defaults will increase slightly from low levels in most Chinese structured finance asset classes in 2020, because of slowing economic growth, trade tensions and rising debt
    19 NOV 2019|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    The resumption of exports to China could unlock over $1 billion in poultry and poultry parts per year, which would bring a welcome boost to US poultry processors’ profit margins.
    04 NOV 2019|Issuer Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    Despite limited economic effect, the loss of preferential trade access comes while the economy faces multiple external pressures.
    28 OCT 2019|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    If US tariffs rise, the indirect negative effects on Chinese companies would be widespreadgiven the large number of companies involved in supply chains.
    17 OCT 2019|Research Announcement|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    The EU's overall exposure to the Chinese market is low. But additional volatility in the EU-China relationship will disproportionately affect specific industries if it is severe enough.
    17 OCT 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    The EU's overall exposure to the Chinese market is low. But additional volatility in the EU-China relationship will disproportionately affect specific industries if it is severe enough.
    15 OCT 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    Trade tensions add to risks of a further slowdown in global growth.
    08 OCT 2019|Sector Comment|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    A 25% proposed tariff on Irish and Scotch whiskies would hit US sales and earnings
    03 OCT 2019|Research Announcement|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
    US steel industry outlook changed to negative on weakening industry fundamentals, end-market demand and low prices.