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Medium & long-term knock-on effects of the war in Europe on global sectors trends: will there be resilient sectors?

05/12/2022

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

05/11/2022

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

05/03/2022

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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Economic consequences of the Russia-Ukraine conflict: Stagflation ahead

03/07/2022

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has triggered turmoil in the financial markets, and drastically increased uncertainty about the recovery of the global economy. Since our last publication, the world has shifted, so have the risks.

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Coface FY-2021 results: record net income

02/15/2022

Coface FY-2021 results: net income at €223.8m and 100% pay-out ratio.

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