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03/14/2019
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03/04/2019
Economic Publications

Poland payment survey 2019: robust economic growth has not eliminated payment delays

The third edition of Coface’s survey on payment experiences in Poland was carried out in December 2018 with 293 companies participating in the study.

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02/05/2019
Economic Publications

Global Economy: industry is stalling

Despite the many obstacles in its path (diverse and varied political risks, high volatility of commodity prices, supply constraint s in advanced economies, to name but a few), world growth in 2018 managed to sustain its 2017 rate (3.2%)

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02/05/2019
Economic Publications

Country risk assessment map - January 2019

Country risk assessment map - January 2019

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12/20/2018
Economic Publications

Tighter global liquidity and Asia: not all gloom and doom

Asia has been under pressure following from tighter global liquidity in 2018, led by a rapid pace of interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve (Fed) of the Unites States (US)

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11/19/2018
Economic Publications

Could SMEs become the weak link in China's economy?

When considering risk in the Chinese economy, a lot of the discussion has focused on large State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), or large private conglomerates (...)

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11/06/2018
Economic Publications

Wind Energy: How long will the wind stay in the industry's sails?

Wind energy undoubtedly has a bright future, with many countries around the world eager to develop this source of power due to its affordable cost of production, its ease of use, and the abundance of wind.

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10/25/2018
Economic Publications

UAE: a new place in new world trade?

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the second largest and the most diversified economy in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

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06/21/2018
Economic Publications

Barometer country and sector risks barometer q2 2018

Feels like déjà vu : Rising sovereign spreads in the eurozone, increased protectionism, higher oil prices, capital outflows from major emerging countries.

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06/21/2018
Economic Publications

Sector risk assessments - 2nd quarter 2018

13 MAJOR SECTORS ASSESSED WORLDWIDE

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06/21/2018
Economic Publications

Country risk assessment map : 2nd quarter 2018 publication

160 countries under the magnifying glass

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06/19/2018
Economic Publications

Race for market share in Africa: the European pack is catching up with the French breakaway

The loss of French influence is not only attributable to China: other major emerging countries, as well as some European neighbours, have entered the African market.

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06/01/2018
Economic Publications

Taking stock of global metal sector trends and outlook

The most-widely traded base and ferrous metals have benefitted from a bull market since mid-2016 (...)

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05/24/2018
Economic Publications

Turkey Payment Survey 2018: Payment terms expand amid positive economic expectations

This is the fi rst corporate payment survey in Turkey aiming at indicating how payment terms stand in different sectors, how companies manage credi t management practices and evaluate future payment experience (...)

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05/23/2018
Economic Publications

Political Risk in Latin America: Back to the future?

Latin America has experienced a diffi cult period since 2014. The slump in commodity prices has impacted activity via several channels (...)

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05/14/2018
Economic Publications

Western Balkans and the European Union: political ties lagging behind economic ones

Despite regional conflicts, the 2007-08 financial crisis, and the 2009-11 eurozone crisis, Western Balkans countries have developed a close economic proximity with the European Union via a number of regional and bilateral agreements. However, due to institutional, economic, and diplomatic obstacles, accession to the EU will be a long process. At the same time, due to the region’s strategic importance and with the reinforcement of membership conditions, accession (or a pre-accession status) is likely to happen – especially as membership would divert the region from other
interested parties (Russia, China).

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04/24/2018
Economic Publications

Currency Risk in Africa: easing in 2018, but reserves have melted

The exchange rate risk is still relevant on the African continent, as evidenced by the depreciation of the Angolan kwanza by more than 30% since the partial liberalisation of the exchange rate regime in January 2018.

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04/10/2018
Economic 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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04/10/2018
Economic Publications

Country risk assessment map - 1st quarter 2018

160 countries under the magnifying glass

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04/10/2018
Economic Publications

SECTOR RISK ASSESSMENTS - 1st quarter 2018

13 MAJOR SECTORS ASSESSED WORLDWIDE

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04/10/2018
Economic Publications

Infographics - New mediterranean trade routes

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

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