Sector risk assessment

A gust of optimism is blowing over the world economy

Free access to our sector risks assessment

12 sectors, from six geographical regions, are assessed every quarter. Coface assessments are based on our expertise and financial data published by over 6,000 listed companies.

Our credit risk statistical indicator simultaneously synthesizes the evolution of five financial indicators (changes in revenue, profitability, the net debt ratio, cashflow, and claims observed by our network).

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Sector Latin America Northern America Central Europe Western Europe Emerging Asia Middle-East & Turkey
Agrofood
Automotive
Chemicals
Construction
Energy
ICT
Metals
Paper-Wood
Pharmaceuticals
Retail
Textile - Clothing
Transportation

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Country risk assessment

In the face of Brexit, are British businesses left to sink or swim?

Free access to our country risks assessment

160 country assessments, drawn up on the basis of macroeconomic, financial and political data, are made freely available.
Regularly updated, they provide an estimate of the average credit risk on a country’s businesses. This is an invaluable tool, giving an indication of a country’s potential influence on businesses’ financial commitments.
 
Our analyses use a seven-level ranking. In ascending order of risk, these are: A1, A2, A3, A4, B, C and D.
 

Last changes on country risk assessments

Country Previous assessment New assessment
Jamaica C B
Portugal A4 A3
Russian Federation C B
Spain A3 A2
Uzbekistan D C

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Last changes on country risk assessments

Countries under negative watch list
Countries under positive watch list
Country Previous assessment New assessment
Bahrain B C
Burundi D E
El Salvador B C
Jamaica C B
Mauritius A3 A4
Namibia A4 B
Portugal A4 A3
Qatar A3 A4
Russian Federation C B
Spain A3 A2
Uzbekistan D C
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