Rabobank economists Hugo Erken and Raphie Hayat talk about what the US-China trade war means for Southeast Asia. Will US companies in China leave? And if so, where will they go? Will Southeast Asian countries emerge as winners from the trade war? Find out in this video update.
The EU and the UK are treading carefully to avoid any blame when things go wrong, but it remains highly unlikely that a deal will be reached in the next two weeks. This means that there will be yet another showdown in Westminster.
Economic Update Dutch version
Fresh Spanish elections are unlikely to provide a quick way out of the political limbo. Meanwhile, Spain’s economy is slowing, but is nowhere near the danger zone.
Economic Comment Dutch version
Most recent monthly figures confirm our view of a continuous slowdown of economic growth. More stimulus is on the cards, but this will be less massive and more targeted than during previous episodes. The trade war developments can be characterized by ‘one step forward, two steps back’.
Rabo-economen Hugo Erken en Björn Giesbergen bespreken de meest recente ontwikkelingen en economische implicaties van de handelsoorlog tussen de Verenigde Staten en China.
Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version
Our growth forecasts for the global economy have been revised downwards. The risk of a global recession has risen. In addition, a continued period of low interest rates harbours risks in the long run.