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08/09/2016
Country risk and economic studies

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07/27/2016
Corporate news

H1-2016 results in line with July 4th announcement.

Strategic plan Fit to Win designed to transform Coface into the most agile global trade credit partner in the industry

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07/18/2016
Country risk and economic studies

Company insolvencies in central, eastern and northern Europe: Positive trends but the decline will be slower than in 2015 in some countries

Company insolvencies in central, eastern and northern Europe: Positive trends but the decline will be slower than in 2015 in some countries

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07/18/2016
Country risk and economic studies

Sector assessments revised in 6 global regions

Sector risks are still increasing in emerging markets

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07/13/2016
Country risk and economic studies

Coface Insolvency Panorama for Central and Eastern Europe: Less business insolvencies due to favourable economic conditions

The number of insolvencies decreased over the course of 2015 in 9 out of 13 countries, while the GDP-weighted regional insolvency average was -14%.

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07/12/2016
Corporate news

Thomas Jacquet appointed Coface Group Investor Relations & Rating Agencies Director

Thomas Jacquet will be joining Coface credit insurer on 12 September as Group Investor Relations & Rating Agencies Director. He succeeds Nicolas Andriopoulos, appointed Managing Director of Coface Re, who continues to manage the Group’s internal and external reinsurance.

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07/11/2016
Country risk and economic studies

United Arab Emirates: A new era of slower growth

High level of diversification does not make the UAE totally immune from the energy prices fall, retail and tourism challenged

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07/08/2016
Country risk and economic studies

EURO 2016: the final as seen by Coface economists !

How countries have beat the competition

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07/05/2016
Corporate news

Coface appoints Valérie Brami as Group Chief Operating Officer

Valerie Brami, 49, is appointed to the newly created position of Group Chief Operating Officer, in charge of information systems, organization and process enhancement. As such, she joins the Group’s Executive Committee and Management Board.

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07/04/2016
Corporate news

Noting a higher than expected increase in claims in emerging countries, Coface continues to adapt its risk management policy and foresees a net [...]

...loss ratio of 63% to 66% for full year 2016

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07/01/2016
Corporate news

Coface strengthens its risk function with the appointment of Thierry Croiset as Group Risk Director

Thierry Croiset, 56, will join credit insurer Coface as Group Risk Director as of 11 July 2016, reporting directly to Carine Pichon, Chief Finance & Risk Officer.

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06/29/2016
Country risk and economic studies

Despite persistent crises, sub-Saharan Africa presents opportunities in 2025 time-frame

Heavily impacted by the Chinese slowdown and the fall in commodity prices, sub-Saharan Africa posted its lowest level of growth since 2008. 15 countries, including several that have been severely impacted by cri-ses, show significant potential in terms of consumer spending. Two sectors offer medium-term opportunities: retail and ICT

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06/29/2016
Country risk and economic studies

World corporate risk reaches peak levels

Forecast world growth for 2016 down by 0.2 points to 2.5%. The average level of global risk corresponds to B, « significant risk ». Increasing numbers of emerging markets included in the "extreme" and "very high" risk categories. Three leading world economies become fragile. China penalises activity in several Asian countries. Europe facing positive dynamics, but political risk driven by the Brexit must be monitored.

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06/29/2016
Country risk and economic studies

Infografics - Despite persistent crises, Sub-saharan Africa presents opportunities in the 2025 time-frame

15 countries identified as having high potential consumer markets

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06/17/2016
Country risk and economic studies

Insolvencies in Northern Europe: Positive trends in the Netherlands, Sweden and Germany

Europe’s improved macroeconomic situation has had favorable effects on businesses in most European countries and led to fewer insolvencies in 2015 in the four Northern

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06/13/2016
Corporate news

Thibault Surer appointed Group Strategy and Business Development Director

Thibault Surer, 54, joins credit insurer Coface as Strategy and Business Development Director of the Group. The department he will head up covers Strategy, Business Development, Marketing & Innovation. Thibault becomes also a member of the Group Management and Executive Committees.

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06/06/2016
Country risk and economic studies

24 nations warming up for the euro 2016

Country risk assessments of qualified countries: their current form

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06/02/2016
Corporate news

Coface strengthens organisation in Asia, with the appointment of Bhupesh Gupta as Asia Pacific CEO

In line with its Asian growth strategy, Coface is appointing a seasoned financial services professional, Bhupesh Gupta, to run its Asia Pacific operations.

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05/31/2016
Country risk and economic studies

No improvement in Asia Pacific corporate payments in 2015

Coface’s annual survey on Asia-Pacific economies questioned 2,793 companies in 8 markets (...)

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05/25/2016
Country risk and economic studies

Is the French economy definitely taking off?

A number of positive indicators for the French economy appeared between January and April 2016.

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05/23/2016
Corporate news

Coface AA- rating affirmed by Fitch

Fitch Ratings issued today, May 20th 2016, a press release on Coface in which the agency affirms the Group’s Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating at 'AA-', Outlook Stable.

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