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Fitch affirms Coface AA- rating, with an outlook ‘stable’

September 8, 2017
Fitch Ratings affirmed, on September 8th 2017, Coface AA- Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating. The outlook is stable.

Infrastructure: the Achilles’ heel of development in Latin America

September 8, 2017
Weak development of infrastructure in the region. Poor record in improving investment rates

Central & Eastern European insolvencies overview

September 7, 2017
Company insolvencies dropped by 14% in 2015 and 6% in 2016

Coface announces CEE Top 500 companies: Automotive & transport sector is the regional leader. Oil & gas continues downturn, losing number one position for the first time

September 7, 2017
2016 – a mixed year for CEE. The labour market boomed, while turnover and net profit of the largest companies decreased by -0.6% and -3.1% / CEE Top 500 companies increased their workforces in 2016. Lower regional unemployment rates / Poland (+3.3% in turnover) remains the biggest player, followed by Hungary (-11.5%) and the Czech Republic (-2.2%) / Sectors: automotive industry up (+8.6% in turnover), oil & gas sector down (-5.6%)

How could “Trumponomics” affect Latin America’s economies?

July 31, 2017
Political developments in the US have caused uncertainties over the trade policies that could be implemented and the region’s vulnerability to tighter financial conditions.

Isabelle Laforgue and Nathalie Lomon join COFACE SA’s Board of Directors

July 28, 2017
Isabelle Laforgue and Nathalie Lomon join COFACE SA’s Board of Directors

Coface H1-2017 Results

July 28, 2017
Operating income up 17.5% and net income at €20.2m Improving guidance for 2017: net loss ratio 3pts better, at below 58%

GCC banks urged to fine-tune liquidity management in order to address new economic cycle - Coface Economic Report

July 19, 2017
The stagnation of low oil prices is weighing on liquidity conditions across Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. This is slowing down government fiscal revenues, (...)

Asia Corporate Payment Survey 2016: Tail risks are on the rise

July 11, 2017
Coface’s latest annual payment survey covered 2,795 corporates in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on 8 markets: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. The survey also traced the evolution of corporate payments in 11 sectors.

Sector risk assessments 2nd quarter 2017

July 4, 2017
12 Major sectors assessed worldwide

Country and sector risks worldwide

July 4, 2017
The second quarter of 2017 marked a new start for Europe, Russia and, on the sector side, for the automobile and agrofood industries in several countries (...)

Fonti Awards 2017

July 3, 2017
Coface in Italy win Le Fonti Awards 2017 as Exellence of the year in Credit Insurance (...)

Brexit: Despite several shocks, the United Kingdom will remain attractive for businesses

June 7, 2017
Businesses have proven their resilience since the referendum, but a downturn in investments is starting to be seen. The fall in growth (1.4% in 2017 and 1.2% in 2018) will lead to a rise in the number of business failures, of 8.7%1 and 8%1 respectively