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09/08/2017
Country risk and economic studies

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09/08/2017
Corporate news

Fitch Affirms Coface AA- Rating, With an Outlook ‘Stable’

Fitch Ratings affirmed, on September 8th 2017, Coface AA- Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating. The outlook is stable.

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09/07/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Coface Announces CEE Top 500 Companies

The Top 500 companies generated EUR 580 billion in 2016 – a minor decrease of 0.6% – and experienced a greater downturn in net profit by -3.1% to EUR 26.3 billion. In contrast to the decrease in turnover and net profit, employment rates boomed.

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09/07/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Central & Eastern European Insolvencies Overview

Company insolvencies dropped by 14% in 2015 and 6% in 2016

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07/31/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Latin America: The Winners and Losers of “Trumponomics”

Global credit insurer Coface released a report today outlining possible outcomes of US trade policies for the region, focusing on exchange rate, trade and investment.

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07/28/2017
Corporate news

Notice to all Illinois Policyholders Located in Cook, Kane, Lake and McHenry Counties

Coface North America Insurance Company has advised its business units to take immediate steps to comply with the Illinois Department of Insurance Bulletin 2017-03 which was issued in response to significant flooding.

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07/28/2017
Corporate news

Coface H1-2017 Results

Operating income up 17.5% and net income at €20.2m
Improving guidance for 2017: net loss ratio 3pts better, at below 58%

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07/24/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Hidden Impact of Lower Oil Prices: Tough Funding Conditions for GCC Banks

The economic stagnation from low oil prices is affecting liquidity conditions across Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, according to a study released by global credit insurer Coface.

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07/13/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Asia Corporate Payment Survey 2016: Tail Risks Are on the Rise

Coface’s annual survey traces the evolution of corporate payments in eight countries and 11 sectors in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The survey was conducted in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand, with 2,795 respondents.

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07/05/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Country and Sector Risks Worldwide

The ongoing recovery seems to be a lasting one, given the economic rally in a considerable number of industrial sectors and in Europe, even if a few rain clouds on the horizon, in the United States and in China, darken the picture.

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07/05/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Sector risk assessments 2nd quarter 2017

12 Major sectors assessed worldwide

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06/08/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Infographics - Brexit: Despite a Series of Shocks, British Companies Remain Sound

Mixed resilience, first signs of Brexit during the exit negotiations phase but still some positive points…

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06/08/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Despite Several Shocks, the United Kingdom Will Remain Attractive for Businesses

Businesses have proven their resilience since the referendum, but a downturn in investments is starting to be seen.
The fall in growth (1.4% in 2017 and 1.2% in 2018) will lead to a rise in the number of business failures, of 8.7%1 and 8%1 respectively

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06/07/2017
Corporate news

Coface Names Gina Gruhn to Lead Sales and Marketing in North America

Coface North America, part of the global Coface Group, has named Gina Gruhn as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

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05/31/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Russia Is Emerging from Recession, but Structural Constraints Could Hurt Medium-Term Growth

The diversification of the Russian economy, made necessary by the lingering slump in oil prices, is coming up against structural constraints that may have an adverse effect on medium-term growth.

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05/18/2017
Country risk and economic studies

New Coface Survey Shows Optimism Among UAE Non-Oil Private Companies

Coface, the worldwide leader in trade credit management solutions and risk information services, has published its first-ever Credit Opinion Survey for the UAE region (...)

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05/01/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Labor Shortages in the Central and Eastern Europe Region: An Opportunity for Households but a Threat for Local Companies

Developments in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) labor markets have been beneficial for households. Rising wages and low inflation, combined with improving consumer confidence, have led to lower unemployment rates and an increase in private consumption.

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04/26/2017
Corporate news

Coface Enhances the Customer Experience

One of the priorities of Fit-to-Win, Coface’s three-year strategic plan, is to enhance the service we provide to our clients.

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04/26/2017
Corporate news

Coface Results for Q1-2017: Net Income at €7.3m Driven by an Improvement in Net Loss Ratio. Fit to Win Progressing as Planned.

Net income at €7.3m driven by an improvement in net loss ratio. Fit to Win progressing as planned.

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03/31/2017
Country risk and economic studies

Corporate Payments Improved in China in 2016 with the Exception of Ultra-Long Overdues

A Coface survey of 1,017 Chinese companies on corporate credit risk management reveals that corporate payments improved in 2016 (...)

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03/28/2017
Corporate news

Coface North America Names Stephen Atallah to Head Underwriting Role

Coface continues to strengthen its senior management team, with the appointment of Stephen Atallah as Head Underwriting Role

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