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09/13/2022
Economic Publications

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06/24/2022
Economic Publications

Country Risk Assessment Map - June 2022

The latest edition of the Coface Country Risk Map. Consult and download Coface's risk assessments of 162 countries across the world.

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06/21/2022
Economic Publications

Country & Sector Risk Barometer - June 2022

Four months after the start of hostilities in Ukraine, what initial lessons can be drawn ?
As the horizon continues to darken, the risks are naturally bearish and no scenario can be ruled out.
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05/31/2022
Economic Publications

CEE company insolvencies on the rise

Insolvency trends in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region have been subject to various economic conditions, support measures and legal changes over the last two years. Indeed, the Covid-19 pandemic that triggered the economic downturn and officially implemented lockdowns brought concerns not only for the macroeconomic activity but also the companies’ payment liquidity.

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05/12/2022
Economic Publications

Medium and long-term knock-on effects of the war in Europe on global sectors trends: will there be resilient sectors?

In the short run, all sectors for which Coface publishes sector risk assessments in six regions worldwide will be impacted by the knock-on effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Which ones would be the most resilient sectors? Read our full study now!

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05/11/2022
Economic Publications

China Payment Survey 2022

Coface’s China Corporate Payment Survey 2022, in which 1,000 companies participated, shows that fewer firms encountered payment delays in 2021, but those that did reported longer periods of overdue payments than in the previous year.

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05/03/2022
Economic Publications

War in Ukraine: Many (big) losers, few (real) winners

More than two months after the start of the war in Ukraine, prospects for a rapid resolution of the war seem increasingly unlikely.

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04/06/2022
Corporate Publications

Universal Registration Document 2021

Coface publishes its 2021 Universal Registration Document and maintains its ambitions and strategy plan to 2023. Download a full copy.

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03/07/2022
Economic Publications

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Stagflation ahead

In this Focus, the Coface Economic Research team examines the economic consequences of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, rising commodity prices in particular.

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02/22/2022
Economic Publications

Poland Payment Survey 2022

Poland Corporate Payment Survey 2022: Return to normality – unwinding support programs, longer payment delays. The sixth edition of Coface’s survey on payment experience in Poland was carried out in November and December 2021 with 331 companies participating in the study.

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02/17/2022
Economic Publications

Country & Sector Risk Barometer - February 2022

The global recovery continues in 2022, but a bumpy road lies ahead.

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02/16/2022
Economic Publications

Sector Risk Assessment - February 2022

Coface's assessments of 13 major global sectors are based on 75 years of Coface expertise and on the financial data published by listed companies from 6 geographical sectors. These assessments are based on Coface’s expertise and payment experience data, external financial data forecasts (quantiles), and multifactorial key items (commodities price forecasts, structural changes, Coface country risk assessment).

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02/16/2022
Economic Publications

Country Risk Assessment Map - February 2022

The latest edition of the Coface Country Risk Map. Consult and download Coface's risk assessments of 162 countries across the world.

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10/25/2021
Economic Publications

Country Risk Assessment Map - October 2021

New edition of the country risk map. Consult, download and print the map of the 162 countries assessed by Coface.

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10/25/2021
Economic Publications

Sector Risk Assessments - October 2021

13 major sectors assessed worldwide. Coface assessments are based on 75 years of Coface expertise and on the financial data published by listed companies from 6 geographical sectors. 5 financial indicators are taken into account: turnover, profitability, the net debt ratio, cashflow, and claims observed by our risk managers.

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10/21/2021
Economic Publications

Country & Sector Risk Barometer - October 2021

Supply chain and inflation headwinds hamper the global recovery.

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09/28/2021
Economic Publications

Has the global retail sector returned to normal?

The COVID-19 pandemic affected global retail activity through social distancing measures and store closures. Our Focus looks at varying effects across segments, as well as the outlook for the global retail sector.

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09/21/2021
Economic Publications

New wave of post-pandemic social movements: international trade as a collateral victim

While the restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to the resurgence of social movements, a new wave is on the horizon. The resurgence of mass protests, which had already been strong since 2017, mainly in emerging countries, is expected to accelerate again.

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09/14/2021
Economic Publications

Germany Corporate Payment Survey 2021

For the second consecutive year, although Germany experienced a strong recession, the number and duration of payment delays in the country both decreased. Learn more in the fifth edition of our Germany Corporate Payment Survey.

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09/07/2021
Economic Publications

What perspectives for the UAE after COVID-19?

Middle East & Turkey economist Seltem Iyigun investigates the perspectives for the United Arab Emirates following the coronavirus pandemic in this Coface Focus.

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07/26/2021
Economic Publications

Will the electric vehicle metals boom last?

Metals used in electric vehicles are in high demand, as these cars at the forefront of a revolution in the automotive industry. Stringent regulations, States’ support schemes, and customers’ willingness to buy and own EV are bolstering demand for these vehicles. However, imbalances between supply and demand are pushing prices higher, while EV market shares have not overtaken that of traditional engines.

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