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10/27/2022
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11/03/2022
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Enhance Your Risk Management with Business Intelligence Platform

Risk Intelligence is capable of analyzing data, forecasting, and making recommendations. Employ technology to become better positioned for future risks.

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10/27/2022
Product news

How Does BI Help Companies Grow?

Business Intelligence helps teams make more data-driven decisions. Companies use BI platforms to import, analyze, and transform data into business insights.

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10/25/2022
Country risk and economic studies

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.

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10/17/2022
Country risk and economic studies

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!

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10/11/2022
Corporate news

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.

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10/06/2022
Product news

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.

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09/26/2022
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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.

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09/19/2022
Country risk and economic studies

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.

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09/08/2022
Product news

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.

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08/17/2022
Product news

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.

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07/28/2022
Corporate news

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.

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07/06/2022
Corporate news

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.

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06/29/2022
Country risk and economic studies

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.

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06/22/2022
Country risk and economic studies

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.

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06/17/2022
Country risk and economic studies

CEE company insolvencies on the rise

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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06/01/2022
Corporate news

Coface and Al Rajhi Takaful enter a strategic partnership in credit insurance

Coface and Al Rajhi Takaful, one of the largest financial institutions and insurance company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have entered into a strategic partnership to distribute credit insurance solutions and help Saudi Companies boost their growth in their domestic and export markets.

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05/30/2022
Product news

A Guide To Trade Finance And Trade Finance Risks

Trade finance refers to the settlement arrangements used by importers and exporters to mitigate trade risks and ensure the terms and conditions of an underlying contract are met.

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05/26/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Medium & 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!

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05/11/2022
Country risk and economic studies

Coface China Corporate Payment Survey : Increasing risks in supply chain disruptions and rising raw material prices

Coface’s 2022 China Corporate Payment Survey shows that fewer firms encountered payment delays in 2021, but those that did report longer periods of overdue payments than in the previous year. The average payment delay rose from 79 days in 2020 to 86 days in 2021. Firms in 9 out of 13 sectors reported an increase in payment delays, led by agri-food, which recorded the largest increase of 43 days, followed by wood, transport, and textile.

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05/10/2022
Country risk and economic studies

War in Ukraine: Many (big) losers, few (real) winners

More than two months after the start of the war in Ukraine, of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February, prospects for a rapid resolution of the war seem increasingly unlikely. As sanctions against Russia continue to pile up, a return to the pre-war situation seems illusory, even in the event of an early end to the conflict.

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