Moody's Investor Service said stubbornly low oil prices will present a medium-term challenge for the defense sector, but the effect on the sale of commercial aircraft should be moderately positive on a global scale. Moody's said defense sales to the Middle East, the world's largest arms-importing region, could be tempered because defense budgets are so dependent on oil revenues. It said a slowdown in Middle East sales, combined with recent downturns in Asia, could undermine the ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Low oil prices seen bad for defense sector, a plus for commercial".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.