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Coface introduces CRAFT, a new forecasting tool to estimate growth in the Eurozone

October 21, 2019
Recession or slight decline, CRAFT provides the keys to the slowdown in the major economies of the Eurozone.

Coface France is recognized as the Best Credit Insurance Company in 2019 by International Finance Magazine

October 18, 2019
Participating in this prestigious award for the first time, Coface France took the highest step on the podium, acknowledging the many initiatives deployed by Coface to better assist its customers.

Agri-food sector outlook: in a global economy marked by protectionist tensions, what does the future hold?

October 17, 2019
Central to the current trade tensions, notably between the USA and China, the global agri-food sector is impacted by knock on effects, notably via downward trends on the prices of key agri-food commodities, such as soybean. Coface has conducted an in-depth analysis of future trends in this market.

Coface Barometer: general slowdown in the global economy despite central banks’ actions

October 17, 2019
With business morale being affected by a summer marked by a multiplication of areas of political uncertainty around the world, it seems likely that 2020 will be a year of economic decline.

The "Made in Russia" strategy: a limited instrument for economic diversification

October 3, 2019
Faced with fluctuations in hydrocarbon prices and economic sanctions from Western countries, Russia has developed a strategy that favours "Made in Russia" - but the results have remained mixed.

Netherlands: What is the secret of Dutch trade?

September 24, 2019
Rising protectionism in China and the United States, Brexit, contracting world trade... despite all the clouds on the horizon, the Dutch economy remains surprisingly bright.

Gender equality in the workplace: Coface France is a sector leader on equal pay

September 19, 2019
Coface France ranks first among French credit insurance companies in the professional equality index.

Insolvencies in Central and Eastern Europe: despite an increasingly difficult global economic context, the situation remains positive

September 12, 2019
The Central and Eastern European region has experienced unparalleled growth in the European Union. However, a slowdown is expected in the coming years.

Coface delivers record first semester in riskier economy

July 25, 2019
Net income up 25% at €78.5m, RoATE at 9.6% and Partial Internal Model submitted

Asia Corporate Payment Survey 2019: Deteriorating payment trends amid trade war woes

July 9, 2019
Coface’s 2019 Asia Corporate Payment Survey covered over 3,000 companies in nine economies (Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan). 63% of companies surveyed stated that they experienced payment delays in 2018. The length of payment delays increased to 88 days on average in 2018, compared to 84 days in 2017. The length of payment delays was highest in China, Malaysia and Singapore; as well as the energy, construction and ICT sectors.

Coface's political risks overview: the temperature is rising on the African continent

July 4, 2019
With numerous bouts of conflicts, terrorism, and social and political tensions, which show no signs of stopping in the near future, Africa will continue to experience fragility and destabilisation.

Coface Barometer - Trade tensions return to the forefront of the global economy

July 4, 2019
US/China trade war, struggling automotive sector, slower growth in emerging economies... the second quarter of 2019 highlights a global economic slowdown