Amsterdam / London,1stMarch2018 -Members of the International Union of Credit and Investment Insurers (Berne Union) and the International Credit Insuranceand SuretyAssociation (ICISA)indicate a positive, but cautious outlook for 2018 in theirlatest joint annual state of the industry survey. Overall, they expect an increase in insured turnover, coupled with a rise inthe volume ofclaims. Developed markets are expected to remain soft, while emerging markets are thought to remain neutral to hard.