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Lost illusions and great expectations in our latest Country and sector risks Barometer


The year 2023 began with great enthusiasm, but in all likelihood it will not be the year that most observers were expecting. The 1st half of the year has reinforced some of our convictions... Read them and our economists' forecasts now.

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To hike or not to hike? Bank of England’s great dilemma


On May 11, the Bank of England (BoE) decided to raise its key interest rate for the 12th time in a row, bringing it to 4.5%. At its latest meeting, the BoE stated that it would stay the course to ensure that inflation returned to 2%, and did not rule out further hikes if there are signs of persistent inflation. The latest figures show a slowdown in headline inflation, from 10.1% in March to 8.7% in April, but core inflation reached its highest level in 30 years.
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Coface pledges to shrink its carbon footprint


Coface has set clear social and environmental responsibility (CSR) goals, especially for direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions, with the first milestone in 2025.

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Companies in China report shorter payment delays in 2022 and expect higher economic growth in 2023


Coface’ survey shows that fewer firms encountered payment delays in 2022. 40% of respondents reported overdue, down from 53% in 2021. The average payment delay was shortened from 86 to 83 days in 2022. More information here and in our publication.

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How has Coface managed and mitigated the impacts of Russia-Ukraine conflict in 2022?


Learn more about how Coface has adapted to the conflict and handled the situation to reduce its risks and protect its clients.

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