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What to do if your customers don’t pay?

Non-payments have always been a problem. But unsurprisingly the risk is getting worse since the coronavirus pandemic hit. The question is; what can you do about it? The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 may have

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7 credit management tips for export success

In business risk and reward are two sides of the same coin, and that’s especially true when exporting. But while you can’t avoid all risk, you can minimise it and be prepared for it. ...

24 August, 2021

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Have you got the right risk strategy in place?

With a limited risk strategy managers can find themselves trapped in a holding pattern while their competitors forge ahead....

03 August, 2021

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One unpaid bill…

At Coface, we know all too well that business insolvency often has a domino effect. For every business that collapses, an average of ten more suppliers will feel the financial shock of a bad debt on their cashflow which leaves...

29 July, 2021

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China Payment Survey 2021: Shorter credit terms for most sectors except construction, food and automotive

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 increased the level of uncertainty regarding the business outlook, pushing Chinese companies to tighten their credit management tools as part of the efforts to improve cash-flow positions...

27 May, 2021

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Country & Sector Risk Barometer: Q1 2021 Quarterly Update

More than a year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainties about its evolution continue to shape trends in the global economy. Despite the acceleration of the vaccination process, the prospects for a return to normal...

14 May, 2021

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Coface & Demica: New challenges in debtor & obligor risk assessment

As the economic environment adapts in the wake of COVID-19, receivables finance is becoming a critical source of liquidity for corporates. Risk professionals within banks need to pay renewed attention to their exposure, the types ...

05 May, 2021

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Trade Credit Insurance Explained – with working examples

Credit insurance protects you against bad debt. So if the worse happens, you still get paid....

20 April, 2021

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Coface report looks at china and Australia’s trade relationship

The China-Australia bilateral relationship deteriorated sharply over 2020, with China imposing both formal and informal trade restrictions on a number of Australian exports, including coal, barley, beef, wine, cotton among others....

15 April, 2021

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United States: stimulus plan paves the way for record trade deficit

As the world’s largest importer, and second largest exporter of manufactured goods, the United States has had a trade deficit since the early 1970s. Escalating trade tensions – in particular with China – and the COVID-19 pandemic...

08 April, 2021

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