Threats to the coorporate sector

The last eight years have seen dramatic changes in the global economy. Trade has been growing at its fastest rate since the end of the second world war. Globalisation and the emergence of formidable new players such as China and India have created strong downward pressures on input prices despite highly volatile commodity prices. The new financial revolution, characterised among other features by the dramatic expansion of new financial markets, particularly in the field of securitisation, has al