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Export Credit insurance: What Is It And Do You Need It?
For those who are in the business of exporting goods and raw materials, it is worth considering taking advantage of export insurance, or export credit insurance. Export insurance, simply reduces the payment risk associated with foreign trade.Read More
FY-2022 results: record net income at €283.1m and 80% pay-out ratio
Coface releases its FY-2022 results: record net income at €283.1m and 80% pay-out ratioRead More
From excessive pessimism to excessive optimism - Coface Barometer Q4 2022
2023 starts with good news on the macroeconomic front. First, Europe has avoided a recession that looked long promised. Second, the prospect of a rebound in China in the second half of the year, also raises hopes for the global economy. In this context, Coface's risk assessments have changed only slightly, with 5 changes for country risks and 16 changes for sector risks. Discover which ones in our latest barometer.Read More
How Much Does Trade Credit Insurance Cost?
Credit insurance is the best way for companies to protect themselves against the financial consequences of unpaid invoices. No matter the credit terms you lay out for your clients, there is always the risk that they are going to pay a bill late, or worse not pay at all.Read More
Trade credit insurance: The different types and how to manage trade credit risk
While it’s hugely important to understand TCI as a whole, it’s also critical for businesses to know what goes into selecting the right type of trade credit insurance policy, as well as some of the other ways that trading risks can be managed and reduced.Read More
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Coface reports a new record result of €84.0m in Q3-2022
Coface reports a new record result of €84.0m in Q3-2022. Annualised return on tangible equity at 16.4%Read More
Social unrest set to rise as socio-economic pressures mount around the world
While the sources of economic uncertainty are legion, new political disturbances could be added to their ranks. The new geopolitical landscape opened up by Russia's actions could reawaken risks in other global hot spots.
More about those hot regions and countries.
A cold chill on the global economy - Q3 2022 Barometer
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!
Moody’s affirms Coface’s ratings, changes outlook to positive
The rating agency Moody’s, on 11th October 2022, has confirmed the financial strength rating (Insurance Financial Strength Rating – IFSR) for Coface at A2. The agency has also changed the outlook for Coface to positive from stable.Read More
How To Mitigate Credit Risk?
Credit is the risk of losses arising from the obligor’s failure to meet contractual obligations. Read a practical guide on how to manage credit risk.Read More
How Credit Reports Benefit Businesses
A credit report is the best source of information when looking to check your customers. Here are five different ways credit reports can help your company.Read More
Germany Corporate Payment Survey 2022: Battered companies prepare for another crisis
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.Read More
What is a Company Profile and Why It Is Important?
When business owners need to conduct background checks on their suppliers, customers, partners, and vendors, they use business information reports. The business information reports come in the form of a Company Profile Report, a Business Profile Report, and a Credit Report. Even though these terms are used interchangeably, they might differ in essence.Read More
What You Need To Know About Export Credit Insurance
Export credit insurance (ECI) protects your business against losses arising from international trade in case of non-payment by a foreign buyer.Read More
Coface confirms its excellent start of the year with first-half net income of €144.4m
Coface confirms its excellent start of the year with first-half net income of €144.4m. Annualised return on tangible equity at 15.4%. Turnover for the first half of the year: €895m, up 14.6% at constant FX and perimeter and up 16.5% on a reported basis.Read More
Jun Minorikawa appointed as Japan Country Manager
Coface announces today the appointment of Jun Minorikawa as Japan Country Manager effective as of today. In addition to the management and development of Coface’s branch in Japan, Jun will be in charge of further expanding the portfolio of Japanese Multinationals clients globally.Read More
Asia-Pacific: Companies face rising credit risks despite shorter payment delays
Coface’s 2022 Asia Corporate Payment Survey, conducted between November 2021 and February 2022, provides insights into the evolution of payment behaviour and credit management practices of about 2,800 companies across the Asia-Pacific region during another pandemic year. Respondents came from nine markets (Australia, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan) and 13 sectors located in the Asia-Pacific region.Read More
A recession to avoid stagflation? The world economy at a crossroads
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.