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Political and environmental risks are the main threats facing businesses in 2020

02/11/2020

As Coface launches the 2020 edition of its Country & Sector Risks Handbook, Chief Economist Julien Marcilly today presents the main threats for the global economy in 2020 at the Coface Country Risk Conference in Paris.

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Turkey Payment Survey 2019: better picture in payment terms but companies are still cautious regarding economic prospects

01/28/2020

Following the economic recession during the second half of 2018, the private sector remains mixed in terms of the economic outlook.

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The global automotive industry and enhanced regulations: a very steep path ahead

12/17/2019

The global auto sector is facing several challenges including enhanced and stricter regulations against environmental risks in the context of a slowdown of the global economy.

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Corporate insolvencies in France: fewer in number, larger in size

12/17/2019

Corporate insolvencies fell by 3.3% in France during the first ten months of the year. After a difficult first quarter, due in particular to the repercussions of the “yellow vest” movement, they have been steadily declining since May 2019. As a result, the number of corporate insolvencies is expected to decline over the full year, for the fourth consecutive time. However, Coface expects a slight rebound of insolvencies in 2020 (+0.9%), for around 52,000 proceedings, mainly due to the expected slowdown in the construction sector that was largely driven by public works in 2019.

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