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05/24/2022
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05/27/2022
Corporate news

Coface celebrates its 2nd Diversity & Inclusion Week

Coface's Diversity & Inclusion Week returns for its second edition, featuring daily conferences on D&I topics and unconscious bias.

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05/18/2022
Corporate news, Other news, Product news

Discover Broker Portal Insights, our new video series

Discover the Coface Broker Portal with Broker Portal Insights, our new video series!

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05/12/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Medium & 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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05/11/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Coface China Corporate Payment Survey: Increasing risks in supply chain disruptions and rising raw material prices

Coface’s 2022 China Corporate Payment Survey shows that fewer firms encountered payment delays in 2021, but those that did report longer periods of overdue payments than in the previous year. The average payment delay rose from 79 days in 2020 to 86 days in 2021. Firms in 9 out of 13 sectors reported an increase in payment delays, led by agri-food, which recorded the largest increase of 43 days, followed by wood, transport, and textile.

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05/03/2022
Country risk and economic studies

War in Ukraine: Many (big) losers, few (real) winners

More than two months after the start of the war in Ukraine, of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February, prospects for a rapid resolution of the war seem increasingly unlikely. As sanctions against Russia continue to pile up, a return to the pre-war situation seems illusory, even in the event of an early end to the conflict.

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05/02/2022
Corporate news, Financial news

Coface appoints Hugh Burke to lead its Asia-Pacific region

Coface announces the appointment of Hugh Burke as the CEO of Coface Asia-Pacific Region.

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04/28/2022
Corporate news

3M-2022 Financial Results: a strong start to the year with a net income of €66.2m

Coface releases its 3M-2022 Financial Results: a strong start to the year with a net income of €66.2m.

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04/27/2022
Country risk and economic studies, Sectors Risk

Gulf countries benefit from higher energy prices, but inflationary pressures are increasing

Oil prices stabilized around $100 - the highest level since 2014 - are unsurprisingly benefiting the Gulf countries. However, rising agricultural commodity prices are putting upward pressure on consumer price inflation.

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04/26/2022
Corporate news, Financial news, Press release

COFACE SA: Evolution of the Board of Directors proposed at the 2022 General Meeting on 17 May 2022

It will be proposed to the Combined General Meeting of May 17, 2022, to appoint Laetitia Leonard - Reuter and Laurent Musy as directors for a term of four years, in accordance with the provisions of Article 12 of the bylaws.

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04/11/2022
Country risk and economic studies, Other news, Press release

French presidential election: a much more uncertain repeat run-off between Macron and Le Pen

The winner between the two candidates will be decided in the run-off election on 24 April, in a vote that is likely to be much more uncertain than 5 years ago.

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04/05/2022
Country risk and economic studies, Other news, Sectors Risk

Russia: what are the risks for French companies?

Should French companies stay in Russia or leave? And whatever their decision, what risks are they facing? Coface Sector Economist & Data Scientist Erwan Madelénat answers three key questions about doing business in Russia in light of the war in Ukraine.

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04/04/2022
Coface, Corporate news, Financial news

Coface increases its footprint in New Zealand with the opening of a local branch

Global Credit insurer Coface today announces it has opened a branch in New Zealand after receiving the approval from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand on 1 April.

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03/07/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Economic consequences of the Russia-Ukraine conflict: Stagflation ahead

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has triggered turmoil in the financial markets, and drastically increased uncertainty about the recovery of the global economy. Since our last publication, the world has shifted, so have the risks.

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02/17/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Barometer Q4 2021: The global recovery continues in 2022, but a bumpy road lies ahead

Two years after the onset of the pandemic, the global economy continues to recover, but still faces significant challenges. Download the Coface Q4 2021 Country & Sector Risk Barometer and its press release here.

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02/15/2022
Corporate news

Coface FY-2021 results: record net income

Coface FY-2021 results: net income at €223.8m and 100% pay-out ratio.

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01/18/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Morocco Corporate Payment Survey 2021: shortened delays but still widespread late payments

According to Coface's 2021 study on the payment behaviour of companies in Morocco, contractual payment terms in the country remain long, reaching an average of 79 days. However, they have improved significantly, with a shorter duration of about 14 days compared to the previous survey conducted in 2019.

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01/13/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Spain: wage increase agreements vs inflation

According to data published by Spain’s Ministry of Labour, 94% of workers agreed wage increases below inflation in 2021. On the one hand, this means that a large share of workers will have lost purchasing power in 2021, which will slow down the recovery of household consumption (which was still 7% below its pre-crisis level at the end of September 2021). On the other hand, it also puts a brake on the second-round effects of inflation, which is expected to moderate gradually over the course of 2022.

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01/12/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Chief Economist Jean-Christophe Caffet's 2022 Outlook

3 questions with Chief Economist Jean-Christophe, who presents our outlook for the global econmy.

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01/07/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Outlook 2022: peering through the jungle of economic news

Coface ventures perilous predictions for 2022 on the world economy and a specific focus on Germany.

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01/06/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Examining the euro, 20 years on

To mark the 20th anniversary of the euro’s introduction into European wallets, Coface's economic research team has examined the effects that this change has had in macroeconomic terms.

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