All Coface Publications
Country Risk Assessment Map - Q4 2022
Our latest edition of the Coface Country Risk Map. Consult and download Coface's risk assessments of 162 countries across the world.Read More
Coface country and sector risks handbook 2023: major trends of the world economy
Coface launches the 2023 edition of its Country & Sector Risks Handbook in a brand new format but as always with our much anticipated country and sector risk assessments.Read More
Poland Payment Survey 2023: Stock building makes payment delays shorter but only temporarily
Grzegorz Sielewicz, our economist for Central and Eastern Europe delivers his analysis after the survey on payment experience from 356 companies in Poland.Read More
A cold chill on the global economy - Barometer Q3 2022
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.
Our economic research team gives some more perspective in our latest barometer.
Germany Corporate Payment Survey 2022: Battered companies prepare for another crisis
One of the main takeaways of this year’s survey is that payment behaviour has become slightly more restrictive: with a gas-crisis on the horizon, fewer companies are offering payment terms (71%) compared to last year (74%).
Christiane von Berg, our economist for the Northern Europe region, details the payment terms and expectations of companies in Germany.
Asia Payment Survey 2022
Asian companies face rising credit risks despite shorter payment delays. The Coface 2022 Asia Corporate Payment Survey was conducted between November 2021 and February 2022. It covered almost 2,800 companies from nine markets and 13 sectors located in the Asia-Pacific region.Read More
Country & Sector Risk Barometer - Q2 2022
Four months after the start of hostilities in Ukraine, what initial lessons can be drawn ?
As the horizon continues to darken, the risks are naturally bearish and no scenario can be ruled out.
Read our full publication.
CEE company insolvencies on the rise
Insolvency trends in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region have been subject to various economic conditions, support measures and legal changes over the last two years. Indeed, the Covid-19 pandemic that triggered the economic downturn and officially implemented lockdowns brought concerns not only for the macroeconomic activity but also the companies’ payment liquidity.Read More
Medium and long-term knock-on effects of the war in Europe on global sectors trends: will there be resilient sectors?
In the short run, all sectors for which Coface publishes sector risk assessments in six regions worldwide will be impacted by the knock-on effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Which ones would be the most resilient sectors? Read our full study now!Read More
China Corporate Payment Survey : Increasing Risks In Supply Chain Disruptions And Rising Raw Material Prices
Coface’s China Corporate Payment Survey 2022, in which 1,000 companies participated, shows that fewer firms encountered payment delays in 2021, but those that did reported longer periods of overdue payments than in the previous year. (...)Read More
War in Ukraine: Many (big) losers, few (real) winners
More than two months after the start of the war in Ukraine, prospects for a rapid resolution of the war seem increasingly unlikely.Read More
Russia-Ukraine conflict: Stagflation ahead
In this Focus, the Coface Economic Research team examines the economic consequences of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, rising commodity prices in particular.Read More
POLAND PAYMENT SURVEY 2022
The sixth edition of Coface’s survey on payment experience in Poland was carried out in November and December 2021 with 331 companies participating in the study. At that time, Poland, as other countries, was still facing significant COVID-19 cases, with the ongoing official state of epidemic emergency in force. Nevertheless, restrictive measures were relatively soft and have not limited economic activity. GDP growth in Poland reached 5.7% in 2021, and should maintain its recovery pace in 2022, reaching 4.4% growth, according to the Coface forecast.Read More
Country & Sector Risk Barometer - Q4 2021
The global recovery continues in 2022, but a bumpy road lies ahead.Read More
Morocco Payment Survey 2021
Morocco Corporate Payment Survey: shortened payment delays in 2021. During the second quarter of 2021, Coface conducted its fifth survey on the payment behaviour of 380 companies in Morocco, with the objective to monitor the evolution of payment terms and delays.Read More
Country & Sector Risk Barometer: Q3 2021 Quarterly Update
Supply chain and inflation headwinds hamper the global recoveryRead More
In the COVID-19 aftermath, Latin American exports towards China should continue to gain ground at the United States’ expense
The trade relationship between China and Latin America has expanded considerably over the past two decades, gradually standing out (compared to the United States) as an important market for the region’s exports.Read More
Has the global retail sector returned to normal?
The COVID-19 pandemic affected global retail activity through social distancing measures and store closures. Our Focus looks at varying effects across segments, as well as the outlook for the global retail sector.Read More
New wave of post-pandemic social movements: international trade as a collateral victim
While the restrictions linked to the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to the resurgence of social movements, a new wave is on the horizon. The resurgence of mass protests, which had already been strong since 2017, mainly in emerging countries, is expected to accelerate again.Read More
Germany Corporate Payment Survey 2021
For the second consecutive year, although Germany experienced a strong recession, the number and duration of payment delays in the country both decreased. Learn more in the fifth edition of our Germany Corporate Payment Survey.Read More