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Think positive: risk insights to help you take the initiative

We all learned from bitter experience not to look too far ahead last year as successive waves of the coronavirus scuppered the permanent lifting of lockdown restrictions. However, the vaccination programme offers a chink of light ...

26 February, 2021

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Brother International

By insuring all their European operations under one aggregated Coface program, Brother International Europe has gained financial savings, increased insurance coverage and a higher visibility of credit risk....

16 February, 2021

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2021 Country and Sector Risk Handbook

As a credit insurer, our added value comes from the ability to proactively provide our clients with detailed risk analyses, allowing them to make the right decisions at the right time and prevent credit risks. Our latest Country ...

14 February, 2021

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Country & Sector Risk Barometer: Q4 2020 Quarterly Update

A year after the first cases of COVID-19 appeared outside China, the uncertainties linked to the pandemic are still considerable despite the announcement of the arrival of several vaccines at the end of 2020...

10 February, 2021

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The political risks of lockdown in the Netherlands and Germany

The political risks of lockdown in the Netherlands and Germany: coronavirus containment measures are leading to social unrest. Watch our video to learn more. For the latest information on Northern Europe, make sure to follow our ...

29 January, 2021

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Coface forecasts China’s GDP

China’s economy grew by 2.3% in 2020 and 6.5% in the fourth quarter, reflecting a further recovery from the pandemic. Both industrial and services activity expanded at a faster pace in Q4 and contributed more to GDP...

27 January, 2021

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25th annual Coface Country Risk Conference – A 100% digital event

2020 played host to an unprecedented health crisis, economic tensions that governments are still trying to manage, and numerous complications for businesses across the world. At our Country Risk Conference, we examine the...

26 January, 2021

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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...

20 January, 2021

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Five ways to evaluate the risk of bad debt

Company failures are likely to increase in 2021, exposing suppliers to the risk of bad debt that could threaten their survival. Here are five ways to determine whether your business is at risk....

15 January, 2021

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