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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

11/07/2022

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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Coface reports a new record result of €84.0m in Q3-2022

10/27/2022

Coface reports a new record result of €84.0m in Q3-2022. Annualised return on tangible equity at 16.4%

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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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Germany Corporate Payment Survey 2022: Battered companies prepare for another crisis

09/19/2022

The impact on corporate payments in 2022 appears to be moderate and comparatively lower than the shock on the economy. However, companies are vigilant in the short-term and very pessimistic about the future.

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