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Moody's Talks - Emerging Markets Decoded

Episode 12
September 2, 2020

Institutional weakness and high debt burdens are leading causes of sovereign defaults

Original publish date: September 2, 2020

Inside this episode:

  • Elena Duggar discusses the Credit Strategy & Research team’s analysis of the four main causes of sovereign bond defaults and how environmental, social and governance issues can be contributing factors. 
  • Atsi Sheth explains how increased manufacturing output and Chinese economic activity point to an incipient rebound in global trade.​​​

Related content:

  1. Global Trade Monitor – August 2020
  2. The causes of sovereign defaults
  3. COVID-19 will accelerate supply chain shifts in a more fragmented trade system
  4. Moody's Emerging Markets Focus