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Trade Sentiment Warms in the U.S. While China Shivers

U.S. business sentiment regarding import and export orders improved in February. The ISM survey for imports reached 55.3% – over 50% indicates an expansion – from 53.8% a month earlier, marking the highest reading since June. Export expectations also improved to 52.9% from 51.9% suggesting the... Read more →


Brexit and Cars to Blame For European Trade Sentiment Slowdown

The outlook for exports among French and German businesses took a downturn in the January surveys. A net 11% of French managers now expect a downturn. In Germany 5.9% expect growth, but that was the lowest ratio since April 2016. Worsening sentiment toward the outcome of Brexit talks, and resu... Read more →


Trade War Not The Only Worry For Chinese Exporters

Chinese business sentiment dipped to neutral, from positive, territory in November according to the latest CFLP survey. That was blamed on falling prices though the trade war with the U.S. won’t have helped. Worryingly for suppliers to Chinese business the import sentiment index fell to ... Read more →


Divergent European Export Sentiment Can’t Hide Brexit Worries

The direction of European business sentiment towards international trade diverged in November. German businesses’ export order expectations improved to a net positive 12.2% but remains well below the year-to-date average of 15.5%. Meanwhile sentiment in France fell to a net negative 10%,... Read more →

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