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BRIEF-Fitch says Trump administration represents risk to international economic conditions
February 10, 2017 / 2:02 PM / 6 months ago

BRIEF-Fitch says Trump administration represents risk to international economic conditions

Feb 10 (Reuters) - Fitch:

* Trump administration represents a risk to international economic conditions and global sovereign credit fundamentals

* U.S. policy predictability has diminished, established international communication channels being set aside, raising prospect of unanticipated changes

* Tighter immigration controls and possible deportations could have meaningful effects on remittance flows

* U.S. positions on some countries may change quickly, at least initially, but potential rating adjustments will depend on changes to credit fundamentals

* Integrative aspects of global supply chains means actions taken by U.S. that limit trade flows with a country will have cascading effects on others

* Sovereigns most at risk from adverse changes to credit fundamentals are those with close economic, financial ties with U.S. Source text for Eikon:

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