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Despite challenges we detail in our latest publication, the payment behaviour has - counter-intuitively - improved over the years in the metals sector according to the results of our annual Germany payment surveys.Read More
The deterioration in corporate payment habits in France is echoed in insolvency numbers, with an undisputed increase observed since the start of the year that has even overshot pre-Covid levels. Learn more now.Read More
After a slowdown in 2023 mainly due to lower energy production and prices, 2024 is expected to be a year of higher economic growth for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries as, after several months of pessimism about global oil demand, prices have been on the rise since summer. But all countries are not equal…Read More
Country and Sector Risk Barometer Q3 2023: Macroeconomics put to the test by microeconomic deterioration
All the leading indicators point to a sharp slowdown in activity in North America and the Eurozone towards the end of the year, and the recovery of the Chinese economy has rapidly collided with structural weaknesses and a lack of confidence among households and businesses. In this context, we have modified 7 country risk assessments (2 upgrades and 5 downgrades) and 33 sector risk assessments (17 upgrades and 16 downgrades).
More in our latest barometer.
Quadient and Coface join forces to offer an advanced customer risk management solution in France and other international markets
Quadient (Euronext Paris: QDT), a leader in helping businesses create meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels, and Coface, a globally renowned trade credit insurer with over 75 years of experience, announce their strategic partnership to offer an advanced risk management solution.Read More
The rating agency Moody’s, on 28th September 2023, has upgraded the financial strength rating (Insurance Financial Strength Rating – IFSR) for Coface to A1 from A2. The agency has also changed the outlook for Coface to stable from positive.Read More
This portal offers Coface’s customers a complete suite of API solutions developed by Coface to enable them to integrate its services, expertise and unique data directly into their business ecosystem.
This initiative illustrates Coface's willingness to provide higher connectivity to its customers via advanced digital solutions designed to optimise credit risk management.
Leaving a substantial debt of $2.59 billion in its wake, the third-largest U.S. trucking company, Yellow, made headlines in August by filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, leading to the displacement of 30,000 workers and the announcement it will cease operations.Read More
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The successive shocks linked to the COVID pandemic and the war in Ukraine have had a clear negative impact on African economies. They have revealed, materialized and even exacerbated major structural weaknesses. Over-indebtedness and food insecurity, with their economic, political and social ramifications, are the chief hallmarks. Read our press release about it here.Read More
While the global macroeconomic outlook remains uncertain, the transport sector has recorded the highest number of risk assessment upgrades in the latest Coface barometer.
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The Asia Corporate Payment Survey provides insights of about 2,300 companies across the Asia Pacific region. Asian companies experience fewer payment delays and are rather optimistic despite multiple headwinds ahead.
Coface participated in the reinsurance of the financial package for the Marine conservation project of Galapagos islands in Ecuador, which is the largest debt swap to benefit the preservation of biodiversity.
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Artificial intelligence, massive data analysis, Machine Learning, predictive analytics and modelling, Deep Learning and Image Processing… Coface employs a whole lot of advanced Data Science technologies to design new solutions for its clients.Read More
The year 2023 began with great enthusiasm, but in all likelihood it will not be the year that most observers were expecting. The 1st half of the year has reinforced some of our convictions... Read them and our economists' forecasts now.Read More