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Moody's Talks - Emerging Markets Decoded

Episode 3
April 29, 2020

Credit challenges in Mexico and worsening prospects for the Chinese property sector

Original publish date: April 29, 2020

Inside this episode:

  • Ariane Ortiz-Bollin of the Sovereign team and Nymia Almeida of the Corporates team discuss the factors behind our recent rating downgrades of the Mexican sovereign and domestic energy giant PEMEX. 
  • Insights from Franco Leung of the Corporates team on the weaker operating environment for China’s property sector, one of the most active segments in emerging Asia debt markets.​​​​

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