Economic Research and Analysis

​​Euler Hermes’ economists provide views and opinions on a variety of topics ranging from new global trade routes to emerging risks and opportunities. Our in-house experts analyze sectors, trends, regions and more to help companies grow their business confidently and strategically.

Through our worldwide economic research team, you can gain access to actionable economic intelligence, strategic forecasting, and market-specific risk analysis. Armed with this knowledge, you can confidently extend more credit to your customers and expand sales to new prospects.​


EH Update: Insolvencies

  • In 2016, companies struggled to stay resilient despite robust support from policymakers. Strong deflationary pressure and subdued global demand made life harder for businesses. After two years of substantial declines in insolvencies, in 2016 our Global Insolvency Index will record a limited drop of -2%.
  • At a global level, the contained return of inflation should provide only limited relief to corporate turnovers, while companies will face higher input costs and upward wage pressures, in addition to tighter financing conditions.
  • The +45% surge in the number of major bankruptcies registered in the first three quarters of 2016 is a source of second-round turbulences. Top bankruptcies will have a domino effect, with adverse implications on fragile suppliers.​ 


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Current Economic Conditions: Country Risk Map 

Our interactive country risk map gives you an overview of the global business environment and assesses the risk of non-payment by companies in a given country.


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  Economic Research App 

​The new Euler Hermes Economic Research app provides mobile access to the latest research and analyses from the Euler Hermes Economic Research team – anytime, anywhere!


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   Economist's Corner


  Current Economics Events  

Dan North, the company’s chief economist for the Americas region, is regularly interviewed regarding the current economic climate as it pertains to trade credit insurance. 

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