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10/27/2022
Economic Publications

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10/21/2022
Economic Publications

A cold chill on the global economy - Barometer Q3 2022

In the short-term, the economy seems to be settling into a regime of “stagflation”, where almost no growth and rapidly rising prices coexist. The possibility of a global recession, meanwhile, is becoming clearer.
Our economic research team gives some more perspective in our latest barometer.

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10/21/2022
Economic Publications

Country Risk Assessment Map - Q3 2022

Our 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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10/21/2022
Economic Publications

Sector Risk Assessment infographics- Q3 2022

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

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09/16/2022
Economic Publications

Germany Corporate Payment Survey 2022: Battered companies prepare for another crisis

One of the main takeaways of this year’s survey is that payment behaviour has become slightly more restrictive: with a gas-crisis on the horizon, fewer companies are offering payment terms (71%) compared to last year (74%).

Christiane von Berg, our economist for the Northern Europe region, details the payment terms and expectations of companies in Germany.

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07/07/2022
Economic Publications

Asia Payment Survey 2022

Asian companies face rising credit risks despite shorter payment delays. The Coface 2022 Asia Corporate Payment Survey was conducted between November 2021 and February 2022. It covered almost 2,800 companies from nine markets and 13 sectors located in the Asia-Pacific region.

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06/30/2022
Economic Publications

Country & Sector Risk Barometer - Q2 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.
Read our full publication.

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06/30/2022
Economic Publications

Country Risk Assessment Map - Q2 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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06/30/2022
Economic Publications

Sector Risk Assessment - Q2 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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06/14/2022
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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05/16/2022
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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05/11/2022
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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05/11/2022
Economic Publications

China Corporate Payment Survey : Increasing Risks In Supply Chain Disruptions And Rising Raw Material Prices

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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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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03/28/2022
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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02/16/2022
Economic Publications

Morocco Payment Survey 2021

Morocco Corporate Payment Survey: shortened payment delays in 2021. During the second quarter of 2021, Coface conducted its fifth survey on the payment behaviour of 380 companies in Morocco, with the objective to monitor the evolution of payment terms and delays.

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02/16/2022
Economic Publications

Country & Sector Risk Barometer - Q4 2021

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

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02/16/2022
Economic Publications

Country Risk Assessment Map - Q4 2021

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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02/16/2022
Economic Publications

Sector Risk Assessment - Q4 2021

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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11/24/2021
Economic Publications

CEE Top 500

The 13th CEE Top 500 study provides an insight into the future and summarizes the region’s economic activity for the previous year. Moreover, it describes the condition of the 500 largest companies in CEE by their turnover.

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