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09/05/2018
Country risk and economic studies

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05/23/2018
Country risk and economic studies

Election season in Latin America: Growing political risks undermine economic essentials

Latin America has a track record of being led by dictatorial political systems and populist governments. The Coface Political Risk Index takes into consideration various risk aspects related to security, political and social fragility issues (...)

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04/10/2018
Country risk and economic studies

New Mediterranean trade routes will be through the South and East of the region

In the Mediterranean, the recent rise in protectionism is starting to transform the vast network of free trade agreements and reshape intra-Mediterranean trade routes. Two new trends are emerging.

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03/15/2018
Country risk and economic studies

Poland Payment Survey 2018: Payment delays mounting amid robust economic growth

According to our analysis, covering a wide range of company sizes and sectors, sales on credit are made extensively, with all surveyed companies having written terms and conditions to this end, and that 99% of corporates continue to face payment delays, some of which are long and unlikely to be fulfilled.

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03/15/2018
Country risk and economic studies

Insolvent or ‘zombies’, distressed companies represent nearly 6% of the total in France

The beginning of the year marked a clear improvement in key business insolvency indicators (...)

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03/12/2018
Country risk and economic studies

NAFTA renegotiations - could Mexico's "high-risk" automotive industry deteriorate into a crisis?

Mexico's automotive industry plays an important role in its economy.

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02/12/2018
Corporate news

Full-year results 2017: Coface doubles net income to €83.2m, and activates the capital optimisation lever provided for in its Fit to Win plan

Turnover: €1 354.9m, up 0.3% at constant scope and exchange rates. Net loss ratio 51.4%, improved by 14.1 pts; annual net combined ratio at 86.6%.

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02/06/2018
Country risk and economic studies

2018: the upturn continues

During its annual conference on country and sector risks, Coface shares with companies its vision of the major global economic trends for 2018.

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10/04/2017
Corporate news

New regional CEO for Central & Eastern Europe

Xavier Durand, Coface CEO, commented: “As we focus on executing our strategic plan, Fit to Win, these appointments bring a wealth of experience that helps drive our ongoing revitalisa-tion and transformation into the most agile global trade credit partner in the industry.”

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09/06/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Infographic: CEE Top 500 companies

The CEE Top 500 companies generated a turnover of EUR 580 billion in 2016. The biggest companies experienced a decrease in turnover and net profit, but increased their workforces significantly.

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08/31/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Coface announces CEE TOP 500 Companies

The CEE Top 500 companies generated a turnover of EUR 580 billion in 2016. The biggest companies experienced a decrease in turnover and net profit, but increased their workforces significantly. Automotive overtook oil & gas as the biggest sector for the very first time.

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08/16/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Past Webinar: "Insolvencies in Central and Eastern Europe"

Coface invites you to watch the past webinar:

"Insolvencies in Central and Eastern Europe"

Thursday, September 7th 2017

10:00 AM - 10: 30 AM (CET)

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01/25/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Paris Country Risk Conference, January 24

On the occasion of traditional annual Country Risk Conference, which was held yesterday in Paris (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvjZMwqj9t4) it was presented global growth of world economy, challenges as well as new rating of the countries and their economic environment for 2017.

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01/24/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Country Risk Conference 2017

2017: A year of political and banking risks for emerging countries

Despite the recent economic upturn, uncertainties will continue to dominate the global economic climate this year.

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01/23/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Infografics - 2017: An economic upturn in the face of political risk

Four major risks for 2017 but some positives points...

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08/31/2016
Corporate news

Coface publishes CEE TOP 500 Companies

Biggest players benefit from favourable business conditions in CEE

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06/07/2016
Corporate news

2015 Coface Activity Report

Whatever their size, nationality or sector, we inform our customers about current market issues to assist them in controlling their financial risks.

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06/06/2016
Product news

Coface Serbia won Grand Prix 2016

In the very strong competition for this year’s Grand Prix 2016, which is awarded by French Chamber of Commerce with the Embassy of France, in the category for socially responsible business we won this award for the Excellent SME project. The following companies participated with their projects: KPMG, LOREAL, LAFARGE, COFACE.

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06/06/2016
Country risk and economic studies

24 nations warming up for the euro 2016

Country risk assessments of qualified countries: their current form

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06/01/2016
Country risk and economic studies

No improvement in Asia Pacific corporate payments in 2015

Coface’s annual survey on Asia-Pacific economies questioned 2,793 companies in 8 markets (...)

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05/17/2016
Country risk and economic studies

What to expect from Brazil’s perfect storm?

Brazil is in the midst of a perfect storm. The enduring political crisis and deep economic recession, which led to the collapse of confidence indexes, have now been topped by an impeachment trial of President Dilma Rousseff (...)

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