Global economic momentum, which began picking up in the second half of 2016, has solidified through the year...

As Southern Europe continues to face economic gloom and doom, signs of struggle have also spread to Cyprus, India and Argentina, where previous business models are failing.

A country risk assessment has placed Australia on ‘negative watch’ as two leading sectors struggle against competitive prices in an already unstable economic climate.

These are the words of Marcus Svedberg, Chief Economist of East Capital who made his first ever visit to Australia this week to meet with potential and existing investors.

Coface has held its 16th Country Risk Conference with the focus being on the current crisis in the Euro zone.

Global economic growth and world trade slowed in 2011, according to the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC)'s latest report.

Eight developed countries have been removed from positive watch by Coface after the deterioration of the average strength of companies in Europe and the United States over the past year.