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11/28/2018
Corporate Publications

All Coface Publications

11/19/2018
Economic Publications

Could SMEs become the weak link in China’s economy?

when considering risk in the Chinese economy, a lot of the discussion has focused on large State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), or large private conglomerates (...)

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11/12/2018
Economic Publications

Wind energy: how long will the wind stay in the industry’s sails?

Wind energy undoubtedly has a bright future, with many countries around the world eager to develop this source (...)

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10/25/2018
Economic Publications

UAE: a new place in new world trade?

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the second largest and the most diversified economy in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) (...)

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10/17/2018
Economic Publications

Country risk assessment map - October 2018

160 countries under the magnifying glass

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10/17/2018
Economic Publications

Sector risk assessments - October 2018

13 major sectors assessed worldwide

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10/17/2018
Economic Publications

A new deal of cards for emerging markets

The past quarter has been marked by a continued rise in oil prices and capital outflows from emerging markets (...)

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10/16/2018
Economic Publications

US Trade Protectionism: what are the knock-on effects on global value chains?

While policies to open up trade have been a standard feature since the creation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995, the 2008-2009 crisis proved a turning point (...)

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09/28/2018
Corporate Publications

Central & Eastern Europe Insolvencies: Good times come to an end

A favourable economic environment was not enough to reduce company insolvencies in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). While average GDP growth accelerated to 4.5%, i.e. the highest level in nine years, insolvencies increased by 6.4%.

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09/17/2018
Economic Publications

Rising political risks cloud outlook for Asian economies

Political risks in Asia have increased, according to Coface’s Political Risk Model (...)

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08/24/2018
Corporate Publications

Corporate brochure - Coface 2018

For Trade, more than an ambition, our commitment.

Our tagline, For Trade, reflects Coface’s purpose and deep commitment to trade.

We make trade – business – easier.

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08/17/2018
Economic Publications

Businesses in Greece: finally, a fresh start?

With Greece about to pull out of its third bailout package, signs of economic recovery are multiplying: 2017 was a year marked by the return of positive growth (+1.4%), and - despite weakening growth in the eurozone - Greek GDP growth is expected to be close to 2% in 2018, with Greek households and businesses remaining more optimistic in the first half of the year than in 2017.

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06/29/2018
Economic Publications

Asia Corporate Payment Survey 2018: Regional giants grapple with rising credit risks

Coface’s 2018 Asia Corporate Payment Survey covers nine economies. Data collection took place during the fourth quarter of 2017, and valid responses were collected from almost 3,000 companies. Respondents in Asia were under pressure to further extend their payment terms (...)

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06/21/2018
Economic Publications

Barometer country and sector risks barometer Q2 2018

Feels like déjà vu : Rising sovereign spreads in the eurozone, increased protectionism, higher oil prices, capital outflows from major emerging countries.

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06/21/2018
Economic Publications

Country risk assessment map : 2nd quarter 2018 publication

160 countries under the magnifying glass

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06/21/2018
Economic Publications

Sector risk assessments - 2nd quarter 2018

13 major sectors assessed worldwide

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06/20/2018
Economic Publications

Race for market share in Africa: the European pack is catching up with the French breakaway

The loss of French influence is not only attributable to China: other major emerging countries, as well as some European neighbours, have entered the African market.

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06/20/2018
Economic Publications

Race for market share in Africa: the European pack is catching up with the French breakaway

The loss of French influence is not only attributable to China: other major emerging countries, as well as some European neighbours, have entered the African market.

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06/01/2018
Economic Publications

Taking stock of global metal sector trends and outlook

The most-widely traded base and ferrous metals have benefitted from a bull market since mid-2016 (...)

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05/24/2018
Economic Publications

Turkey Payment Survey 2018: Payment terms expand amid positive economic expectations

This is the fi rst corporate payment survey in Turkey aiming at indicating how payment terms stand in different sectors, how companies manage credi t management practices and evaluate future payment experience (...)

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05/23/2018
Economic Publications

Political Risk in Latin America: Back to the future?

Latin America has experienced a diffi cult period since 2014. The slump in commodity prices has impacted activity via several channels (...)

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