China Payment Survey 2023: Shorter payment delays but worsening credit conditions in chemicals and wood
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Türkiye: Earthquakes raise inflation risk and political uncertainty
On February 6, the south eastern provinces of Türkiye were hit by earthquakes that killed over 40,000 people in Türkiye and Syria. This toll, far from being definitive, could double according to the United Nations. Retrouvez notre communiqué de presse sur les retombées économiques de cette catastrophe. Read our press release on the economic impact of this disaster.Read More
Country Risk Assessment Map - Q4 2022
Our latest edition of the Coface Country Risk Map. Consult and download Coface's risk assessments of 162 countries across the world.Read More
Sector Risk Assessment infographics- Q4 2022
Coface's assessments of 13 major global sectors from 6 geographical sectors. These assessments are based on 75 years of Coface expertise and payment experience data, external financial data forecasts, and multifactorial key items (commodities price forecasts, structural changes, Coface country risk assessment).Read More
From excessive pessimism to excessive optimism - Coface Barometer Q4 2022
The year 2023 starts with good news, at least on the macroeconomic front. In consequence, we have made few changes to our country (5 changes) and sector risk assessments (16 changes). In net terms, however, the trend remains towards downgrades. Check them out.Read More
Een koude rilling over de wereldeconomie - Barometer Q3 2022
Op korte termijn lijkt de economie zich te nestelen in een regime van "stagflatie", waarin bijna geen groei en snel stijgende prijzen naast elkaar bestaan. Ondertussen wordt de mogelijkheid van een wereldwijde recessie steeds duidelijker. Ons economisch onderzoeksteam biedt meer perspectief in onze jongste Barometer.Read More
Germany Corporate Payment Survey 2022: Battered companies prepare for another crisis
One of the main takeaways of this year’s survey is that payment behaviour has become slightly more restrictive: with a gas-crisis on the horizon, fewer companies are offering payment terms (71%) compared to last year (74%).
Christiane von Berg, our economist for the Northern Europe region, details the payment terms and expectations of companies in Germany.
Country & Sector Risk Barometer - Q2 2022
Four months after the start of hostilities in Ukraine, what initial lessons can be drawn ?
As the horizon continues to darken, the risks are naturally bearish and no scenario can be ruled out.
Read our full publication.
CEE company insolvencies on the rise
Insolvency trends in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region have been subject to various economic conditions, support measures and legal changes over the last two years. Indeed, the Covid-19 pandemic that triggered the economic downturn and officially implemented lockdowns brought concerns not only for the macroeconomic activity but also the companies’ payment liquidity.Read More
Medium and 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!Read More
China Payment Survey 2022
Coface’s China Corporate Payment Survey 2022, in which 1,000 companies participated, shows that fewer firms encountered payment delays in 2021, but those that did reported longer periods of overdue payments than in the previous year.Read More
War in Ukraine: Many (big) losers, few (real) winners
More than two months after the start of the war in Ukraine, prospects for a rapid resolution of the war seem increasingly unlikely.Read More
Russia-Ukraine conflict: Stagflation ahead
In this Focus, the Coface Economic Research team examines the economic consequences of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, rising commodity prices in particular.Read More
Country & Sector Risk Barometer - Q4 2021
The global recovery continues in 2022, but a bumpy road lies ahead.Read More
Morocco Payment Survey 2021
Morocco Corporate Payment Survey: shortened payment delays in 2021. During the second quarter of 2021, Coface conducted its fifth survey on the payment behaviour of 380 companies in Morocco, with the objective to monitor the evolution of payment terms and delays.Read More
Country & Sector Risk Barometer: Q3 2021 Quarterly Update
Supply chain and inflation headwinds hamper the global recoveryRead More
In the COVID-19 aftermath, Latin American exports towards China should continue to gain ground at the United States’ expense
The trade relationship between China and Latin America has expanded considerably over the past two decades, gradually standing out (compared to the United States) as an important market for the region’s exports.Read More
Has the global retail sector returned to normal?
The COVID-19 pandemic affected global retail activity through social distancing measures and store closures. Our Focus looks at varying effects across segments, as well as the outlook for the global retail sector.Read More
New wave of post-pandemic social movements: international trade as a collateral victim
While the restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to the resurgence of social movements, a new wave is on the horizon. The resurgence of mass protests, which had already been strong since 2017, mainly in emerging countries, is expected to accelerate again.Read More
Germany Corporate Payment Survey 2021
For the second consecutive year, although Germany experienced a strong recession, the number and duration of payment delays in the country both decreased. Learn more in the fifth edition of our Germany Corporate Payment Survey.Read More
What perspectives for the UAE after COVID-19?
Middle East & Turkey economist Seltem Iyigun investigates the perspectives for the United Arab Emirates following the coronavirus pandemic in this Coface Focus.Read More