Aimed at the evolving credit insurance needs of mid-market companies, Coface has modernised its flagship policy, renamed TradeLiner. The move follows on from the experience Coface gained through its first global non-payment protection offer introduced fifteen years ago and is based on its desire to work harder to help protect mid-sized companies operating in the real economy.
China’s economy grew by 6.9% in 2015, the slowest expansion pace in 25 years. Growth should continue to slow in 2016 and 2017, and will probably undershoot the government’s average annual growth target of 6.5% - as set out in the five-year plan for 2016-2020.
Sector risks are still increasing in emerging markets
• Strong regional disparities persist: 5 out of the 6 downgrades are in emerging markets
• In Europe, dynamic household consumption is boosting many sectors
• The health of UK sectors is deteriorating and hinges on post-Brexit deci-sions