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In een context die we uitleggen in onze barometer, heeft Coface 33 wijzigingen aangebracht in sectorbeoordelingen: 17 herclassificaties en 16 neerwaartse bijstellingen.
Ontdek welke sectoren in welke regio's worden beïnvloed in onze sectorrisico-infographic
The year 2023 began with great enthusiasm, but in all likelihood it will not be the year that most observers and investors were expecting.
Read our economists' forecasts to understand what to expect in the coming months.
In a context that we explain in our barometer, Coface has made 26 changes to sector ratings: 13 reclassifications and 13 downgrades.
Find out which sectors in which regions are affected in our sector risk infographic.
China Payment Survey 2023: Shorter payment delays but worsening credit conditions in chemicals and wood
The year 2022 was marked by a significant economic slowdown and stringent Covid response in China. In the face of tight liquidity and mobility restrictions that disrupted payment processes, Chinese businesses showed
greater flexibility in giving credit terms. Read our full publication
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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