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Auto industry on front line of transition to carbon neutrality


The battle for leadership and innovation in metals and technologies is raging, and the global stakeholders have embarked on a fierce competition. More in our article.

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Lithium: large-scale industrial opportunities but limited medium-term supply


With the conversion to electric or hydrogen vehicles under greater scrutiny than ever, lithium is making its mark as a strategic raw material of vital importance.

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Social unrest set to rise as socio-economic pressures mount around the world


While the sources of economic uncertainty are legion, new political disturbances could be added to their ranks. The new geopolitical landscape opened up by Russia's actions could reawaken risks in other global hot spots.
More about those hot regions and countries.

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Coface reports a new record result of €84.0m in Q3-2022


Coface reports a new record result of €84.0m in Q3-2022. Annualised return on tangible equity at 16.4%

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A cold chill on the global economy - Q3 2022 Barometer


Beyond the repercussions of the war in Ukraine, the global monetary tightening and the multiple constraints on Chinese growth paint a gloomy outlook. In the short term, the economy seems to be settling into a regime of "stagflation", where almost no growth and rapidly rising prices coexist. The possibility of a global recession, meanwhile, is becoming clearer.
In this context, Coface is making general downward revisions to its GDP growth forecasts and its country and sectoral assessments. Check them out!

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