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China reopening has a positive but gradual impact on consumption

01/11/2023

Paris, January 11, 2023 – China’s reopening process has come faster and earlier than expected. After announcing a gradual easing of its zero-Covid policy in November, the National Health Commission finally decided to downgrade the Covid-19 risk level in late December.

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

10/24/2022

Paris, October 24, 2022 – 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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A cold chill on the global economy - Q3 2022 Barometer

10/12/2022

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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Country Risk Assessment Map - Q3 2022

10/10/2022

162 Countries under the magnifying glass

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Coface increases its support to the financing & implementation of ESG projects through single risk solutions

10/04/2022

Coface has decided to increase its support to the financing and implementation of long-term ESG projects by providing Single Risk insurance solutions more widely.

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