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10/04/2018
Corporate Publications

The new Mediterranean trade routes

Integration is slowly declining in the mediterranean. Nevertheless, new trade routes have opened.

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10/04/2018
Corporate Publications

Country risk assessment map - 1st quarter 2018

160 countries under the magnifying glass

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10/04/2018
Corporate Publications

Country and sector risks barometers Q1-2018: Beyond the peak of global growth

The leading Western economies continued to perform well during the first quarter of 2018. The United States (US) economy is expected to remain robust this year, with a GDP growth forecast of 2.3%.

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09/04/2018
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Infographics - New mediterranean trade routes

More intra-mediterranean agreements. New bilateral trade flows are emerging

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06/03/2018
Corporate Publications

Poland Payment Survey 2018: Payment delays mounting amid robust economic growth

The second edition of Coface’s survey on payment experiences in Poland was carried out in December 2017 (...)

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28/02/2018
Corporate Publications

Mexico Automotive Industry: Headwinds coming from the North

The Mexican automotive industry has experienced strong growth since the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1993. (...)

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28/11/2017
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Poland insolvencies Focus: Are restructuring proceedings the remedy?

Business proceedings aimed at insolvencies and restructuring have been on rise in Poland this year.

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08/11/2017
Corporate Publications

Embargo on Qatar: Manageable for the time being, but not perennially

On June 5, 2017 Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain (known as the quartet) announced they were breaking diplomatic ties with Qatar (...)

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02/10/2017
Corporate Publications

Morocco: drawing out of payment periods, a perplexing trend?

While more than 30% of respondents said in 2015 that that the time between the transmission of invoice and collection was between 30 and 60 days, this share decreased to 24% of respondents in 2016 and 11% of respondents in 2017.

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04/07/2017
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A gust of optimism is blowing over the world economy

At the end of the first quarter of 2017, we were wondering whether the timid global economic recovery was a flash in the pan (...)

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04/07/2017
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Country risk assessment map 2nd quarter 2017

160 countries under the magnifying glass

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09/11/2016
Corporate Publications

Mexico’s economy: more difficult times ahead

Mexico’s economy has been increasing above the Latin American average since 2012. While the region contracted by 0.5% in 2015, Mexico, its second largest economy, grew by 2.5%.

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26/09/2016
Corporate Publications

Latin america: why are Manufacturing exports still Lackluster?

Up until 2014, Latin America’s exports were boosted by China’s vast appetite for raw materials and the hike in their international prices.

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16/09/2016
Corporate Publications

Panorama Poland : Insolvencies fall amid fair economic growth

Poland has seen a slowing of its economy this year, compared to 2015. Nevertheless, growth is still continuing at a fair rate and, in fact, remains at a level which many other economies can only dream of.

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13/07/2016
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Insolvencies in Central and Eastern Europe

Companies in the Central and Eastern Europe region reported solid economic growth rates as well as more structured growth last year.

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31/05/2016
Corporate Publications

Asia Corporate payment survey

Coface conducts an annual survey to examine corporate payment trends and experiences in 8 selected economies in the Asia Pacific region.

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30/05/2016
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2015 Activity Report

Whatever their size, nationality or sector, we inform our customers about current market issues to assist them in controlling their financial risks.

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18/05/2016
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Brazil: a country in deep recession looks tentatively towards the first steps of the new government.

Brazil entered into a technical recession in the second quarter of 2015. Its economy contracted by 3.8 % in 2015 (...)

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18/09/2015
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Asia challenged by China’s slowdown

The Chinese economy has been in the spotlight for several months: devaluation of the yuan, stock market collapse, falling property prices, fears of an excessive economic slowdown, doubts about the reliability of published data and, more generally speaking, uncertainties about the rebalancing process the authorities have launched.

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18/09/2015
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Country Risk Barometer Q3 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, global growth will fail to exceed 3%. At the beginning of the year however, this target did not appear unattainable.

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