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    Cocoa: a deceptive fall in prices?

    After reaching an all-time high in April (USD 10,000/ton), a far cry from the highs of 2009 and 2011 (USD 3,700/t), cocoa prices fell back to USD 7,000/t once the Easter celebrations were over. However, they remain three times higher than a year ago, and are set to stay there. The rise in cocoa bean prices, which can be partly explained by a frenzy of speculation on the markets, also reflects a shortage of supply, which is problematic in the medium term.

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    UK sector snapshot – Automotive

    Coface has upgraded its risk assessment for UK automotive sector but businesses still need to watch out for hazards on the road. The issue of new number plates means March is typically one of the busiest times for the automotive sector which is now showing signs of recovery after several difficult years. A revival in new and used car and commercial vehicle sales and a better outlook for investment are fuelling optimism but take care because insolvencies are still rising.

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    How trade credit insurance helps your SME to grow?

    When granting payment terms to their commercial partners, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are not always aware of the risks involved. Find out how Coface's trade credit insurance solutions help you avoid the risk of non-payment so that you can grow with complete confidence.

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    UK sector snapshot – Automotive

    Coface has upgraded its risk assessment for UK automotive sector but businesses still need to watch out for hazards on the road. The issue of new number plates means March is typically one of the busiest times for the automotive sector which is now showing signs of recovery after several difficult years. A revival in new and used car and commercial vehicle sales and a better outlook for investment are fuelling optimism but take care because insolvencies are still rising.

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    What is political risk and how is it impacting commercial credit?

    With the reshaping of the world order, the rise of (geo)political risk and the climate emergency, political risk is back in the spotlight, with its inevitable economic impact on world trade and businesses. How can we protect ourselves effectively? We take a closer look at this ever-more closely monitored risk.

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    How trade credit insurance helps your SME to grow?

    When granting payment terms to their commercial partners, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are not always aware of the risks involved. Find out how Coface's trade credit insurance solutions help you avoid the risk of non-payment so that you can grow with complete confidence.

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    UK sector snapshot – Automotive

    Coface has upgraded its risk assessment for UK automotive sector but businesses still need to watch out for hazards on the road. The issue of new number plates means March is typically one of the busiest times for the automotive sector which is now showing signs of recovery after several difficult years. A revival in new and used car and commercial vehicle sales and a better outlook for investment are fuelling optimism but take care because insolvencies are still rising.

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