World Risk Developments October 2019


In this month's edition of World Risk Developments, we review the following economic and political forces shaping the world:

  • World –Trade set to weaken further
  • Eurozone – Manufacturing weakness raises recession risk
  • Brazil – Tariff cuts have mixed implications for Australian exporters
  • China – African swine fever supports demand for Australian beef exports
  • Japan – Increased foreign investment scrutiny in sectors related to national security
  • Indonesia – Coal sector reforms will boost Indonesian exports
  • Australia – Falling dollar fails to support all Australian exporters

John Pacey, Chief Credit Officer

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