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08/10/2021
Economic Publications

Country & Sector Risk Barometer: Q2 2021 Quarterly Update

Global GDP growth rate for 2021 revised upwards; Coface forecasting model indicates an 11% growth in world trade for this year.

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08/10/2021
Economic Publications

Country Risk Assessment Map - Q2 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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08/10/2021
Economic Publications

Sector Risk Assessment - Q2 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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06/23/2021
Economic Publications

Germany: More insolvencies in the pipeline

Coface's Northern Europe economist, Christiane von Berg, examines Germany's "hidden insolvencies" in our Focus.

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05/27/2021
Economic Publications

Country & Sector Risk Barometer: Q1 2021 Quarterly Update

More than a year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainties about its evolution continue to shape trends in the global economy.

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05/27/2021
Economic Publications

Sector Risk Assessment - Q1 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. 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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05/27/2021
Economic Publications

Country Risk Assessment Map - Q1 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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05/05/2021
Economic Publications

USA: recovery plan paves way for record trade deficit

In our latest Focus on the United States, Coface's North America economist, Ruben Nizard, analyzes the economic legacy that President Joe Biden's administration must now manage.

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04/21/2021
Economic Publications

The business insolvency paradox in Europe: miracle and mirage

Normally, insolvencies rise when the economy contracts. Yet, in 2020, insolvencies fell in all major eurozone economies. It is safe to assume that government support is keeping many fragile firms alive – are we therefore seeing the “calm before the storm”, with a wave of insolvencies around the corner?

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04/15/2021
Economic Publications

Coface Handbook: Country & Sector Risks 2021

Download the Coface handbook about Country & Sector risks 2020. Tools for identifying, assessing and monitoring the risks businesses are facing.

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04/06/2021
Economic Publications

Insolvencies in France: +22,000 businesses left dangling

In France, the number of corporate insolvencies in January 2021 fell by 38% year-on-year – exactly the same drop as in 2020. Although the economic & health crisis has not affected all sectors the same way, insolvencies have fallen significantly across the board. However, taking into account government support measures and the drop in turnover by sector, insolvencies in France should have risen by 6.5% in 2020. Learn more about 2020’s “hidden insolvencies” in our Focus.

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03/17/2021
Economic Publications

Middle East & Africa: volatile oil prices lead to varying effects on producing countries, including diversification

The COVID-19 pandemic’s negative impact on global GDP growth and trade volumes caused a sharp decline in oil prices. Coface expects oil prices to remain volatile in the upcoming quarters. Read our forecasts in our latest Panorama.

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02/26/2021
Economic Publications

Poland Corporate Payment Survey 2021: amid support programmes, corporate payment delays have shortened during the pandemic

The fifth edition of Coface’s survey on corporate payment experience in Poland was carried out in November 2020, with 330 companies participating in the study, by Grzegorz Sielewicz, Coface Economist for Central & Eastern Europe.

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02/22/2021
Economic Publications

Sector Risk Assessment Map - Q4 2020

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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02/22/2021
Economic Publications

Country risk assessment map - Q4 2020

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

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02/22/2021
Economic Publications

Country & Sector Risk Barometer: Q4 2020 Quarterly Update

In spite of a gradual recovery, political risks are on the rise.

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12/04/2020
Economic Publications

Coface CEE TOP 500 Companies - 2020 Edition

The twelfth CEE Top 500 study provides an outlook on the future and summarizes the region’s economic activity of the previous year, showcasing CEE as a region of prosperity. Moreover, it describes the condition of the 500 largest companies in CEE by their turnover.

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10/30/2020
Economic Publications

Panorama: Global renewable energies climb despite COVID-19

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the renewables segment of the global energy sector has continued its ascension.

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10/21/2020
Economic Publications

Country & Sector Risk Barometer: Q3 2020 Quarterly Update

In spite of a gradual recovery, political risks are on the rise

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10/21/2020
Economic Publications

Country Risk Assessment Map - October 2020

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

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