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09/05/2018
Corporate Publications

Coface CEE TOP 500 Companies - 2018 Edition

Analyses show a strong and expanding CEE region with decreasing risks in 2017, which also translated into higher revenues and net profits at the region’s 500 largest businesses. Competition at the top is getting more intense.

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08/24/2018
Corporate Publications

Corporate brochure - Coface 2018

For Trade, more than an ambition, our commitment.

Our tagline, For Trade, reflects Coface’s purpose and deep commitment to trade.

We make trade – business – easier.

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04/05/2018
Corporate Publications

Registration document 2017

Registration document including the Financial report.

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01/11/2017
Corporate Publications

Panorama Poland payment survey - Payment delays pervade polish corporates

Coface’s payment survey confirms that sales on credit are being extensively used by Polish companies. Although credit periods have become common practice, it does not mean that receivables are being paid on time.

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05/17/2016
Corporate Publications

Brazil: A country in deep recession looks tentatively towards the first steps of the new government

The current recession and the Carwash1 corruption scandal have impacted the first of these variables, while the second has reacted to rising unemployment, negative growth in real wages and deteriorating credit conditions. The government has also failed to contain the dangerous course of its expenses and a second year of primary fiscal deficit was reported in 2015– a clear sign of lack of fiscal discipline.

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11/16/2015
Corporate Publications

Egypt: slow recovery, structural challenges

Coface estimates that growth will increase to 4.4% for 2015/2016.

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09/16/2015
Corporate Publications

Gulf countries: various reactions to the same shock

What are the impacts of lower oil prices on the gulf countries economy. Focus on Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain. What are the diversification strategies and the region’s integration with international trade. Focuses on the food and beverage sector in the UAE and automotive sector in Saudi Arabia.

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08/11/2015
Corporate Publications

2014 Activity report

The group’s 2014 activity report is available.

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07/22/2015
Corporate Publications

Automotive Sector Central Europe

The automotive sector plays an important role in the CEE’s economic activity. Thanks to low labour costs, the educated workforce, geographical proximity to Western European markets, tax incentives and the stabilising legal environment, CEE countries have become attractive destinations for investment by global car manufacturers.

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06/17/2015
Corporate Publications

India Panorama: Is India’s Economic Revival Thanks to the Modi Government?

In May 2014, following 5 weeks of legislative elections, India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader – Narendra Modi – became Prime Minister. Elected without the need for allies, this is the country’s first non coalition government for 25 years. Known to be pro-business, Mr Modi’s election has instilled hopes for reforms in a country where bureaucratic impediments and poor infrastructure have been constraining private and public investments for years.

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06/04/2015
Corporate Publications

Turkey Panorama: Challenges Amid Global Changes

After a decade of well-implemented reforms and high growth rates, the Turkish economy seems to be struggling to maintain the same growth performance. Coface expects a growth rate of 3.5% this year - still a solid rate, yet below the potential growth rate estimated at 5% and lower than some of the country’s peers.

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04/14/2015
Corporate Publications

The Mexican Economy Faces Headwinds

Since the signature of the Pacto por Mexico in December 2012, an agreement struck by the three main political parties, the country has witnessed a variety of reforms. President Peña Nieto was efficient in securing cross-party support and big improvements, were made in 2013.

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03/09/2015
Corporate Publications

Panorama China Payment Survey

Coface conducts an annual survey of payment experience in China. With 80% of the survey respond-ents shared overdue experience and 56.7% of them saw an increase in overdue amount over the past year, the overall payment experience in China remained very challenging in 2014.

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11/21/2014
Corporate Publications

Panorma Poland Insolvencies

Polish insolvencies have stopped rising but for how long?

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05/31/2014
Corporate Publications

Asia Pacific Panorama May 2014

Corporate Payment Trend and Sectorial Risk in Asia Pacific

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05/16/2014
Corporate Publications

2013 Activity Report

The group’s 2013 activity report is available.

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04/29/2014
Corporate Publications

Panorama Second Quarter 2014

We start this first 2014 Panorama dedicated to our global sector barometer, which assesses credit risk by key economic sectors in three of the world’s major regions.

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03/25/2014
Corporate Publications

Panorama Spring 2014

This panorama first includes a study dealing with new emerging markets. While the 2008-2009 global crisis had highlighted emerging market resilience, game changing events have taken place in those emerging countries since May 2013 indeed. The capital outflows linked to political, social and financial tensions attest to the heightened vulnerabilities of certain emerging countries.

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02/01/2014
Corporate Publications

Reality Check: Corporate Payment Trend and Sectorial Risk in China

The overall payment experience in China has deteriorated in 2013 comparing to 2012.

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12/01/2013
Corporate Publications

Panorama Winter 2013-14

Our third Panorama sector assesses the risks to which companies in fourteen key industrial sectors in emerging Asia, North America and Western Europe are exposed. On top of these evaluations, we provide for each of these major regions a comprehensive overview of developments in distribution, electronics, metals, automotives, pharmaceuticals and services.

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