News

The Turkish economy - what to expect in 2014

06/25/2014

Prior to the forthcoming presidential elections in August 2014, Coface is cautious in its assessment of corporate risks in Turkey. If political tensions rise again, as happened in December and January, investors may flee the country which could result in a fluctuation in Forex markets. Such a situation would negatively impact the corporate sector’s external debt stock, already at a record high.

Read more

Coface forecasts a 13% drop in SME insolvencies in Spain and stabilisation in France in 2014

05/29/2014

With comparable profiles in terms of entrepreneurial activity, Spain and France are following a worrying trend in terms of company insolvencies. However, SMEs in the two countries have evolved differently since the 2008-2009 crisis, and insolvency forecasts for 2014 further underline this divergence.

Read more

Coface notes an improvement in risks in Western Europe and in "new" emerging economies

06/12/2014

The first quarter of 2014 confirmed the acceleration in global growth: according to Coface's forecasts, after 2.6% in 2013, growth will be close to 3% in 2014 and 3.3% in 2015. The eurozone (1.1% expected in 2014) is slowly but surely recovering from a serious double-dip. The US is showing dynamic and balanced growth (2.7% forecast in 2014), in spite of bad weather in January. A rebalancing of growth is therefore underway: advanced economies will contribute around a third of this (compared to only a quarter in 2013) and emerging countries two thirds.
It is in the context of this confirmed recovery that Coface has upgraded its assessments of several European and emerging economies.

Read more
All the news

Partners

  • logo
      Business Information Partner
     
    Our Partner in Australia
    Veda Advantage
     
     
     
     

    watch more

Contact

SYDNEY (HEAD OFFICE)
Level 10, 68 York Street
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
GPO Box 129 Sydney NSW 2001 Australia
T. +61 (0)2 8235 8600
F. +61 (0)2 9262 1323
au_info@coface.com
 
MELBOURNE
Level 18, 600 Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
T. +61 (0)3 9691 7600
F. +61 (0)3 9691 7660
au_info@coface.com
CONTACT US
  • English