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A cold chill on the global economy - Q3 2022 Barometer

10/12/2022

Beyond the repercussions of the war in Ukraine, the global monetary tightening and the multiple constraints on Chinese growth paint a gloomy outlook. In the short term, the economy seems to be settling into a regime of "stagflation", where almost no growth and rapidly rising prices coexist. The possibility of a global recession, meanwhile, is becoming clearer.
In this context, Coface is making general downward revisions to its GDP growth forecasts and its country and sectoral assessments. Check them out!

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Germany Corporate Payment Survey 2022: Battered companies prepare for another crisis

09/13/2022

The impact on corporate payments in 2022 appears to be moderate and comparatively lower than the shock on the economy. However, companies are vigilant in the short-term and very pessimistic about the future.
Christiane von Berg, our economist for the Northern Europe region, details the payment terms and expectations of companies in Germany.

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A recession to avoid stagflation? The world economy at a crossroads

06/21/2022

Four months after the start of hostilities in Ukraine, first lessons can be drawn.
Which countries and sectors are doing best? Which ones are going to face major difficulties?
Read the forecasts from our Q2 Barometer now.

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CEE company insolvencies on the rise

05/31/2022

Various economic conditions, support measures and legal changes have affected insolvency trends in the Central and Eastern Europe region over the last two years.

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Medium & long-term knock-on effects of the war in Europe on global sectors trends: will there be resilient sectors?

05/12/2022

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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