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Two pitfalls for businesses in 2019: the economic downturn and political risks

02/18/2019

An increasing number of pitfalls, such as escalating political risk, the high volatility of commodity prices, and supply constraints, began to slow world growth in late 2018 and cast a shadow over the outlook for 2019 (3 % in 2019, after 3.2 % in 2018 and 2017).

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SMEs in China: Monetary easing won’t be sufficient to reduce credit pressure

11/22/2018

When considering risk in the Chinese economy, a lot of the discussion has focused on large State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) or large private conglomerates (...)

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French companies in 2019: Rise in insolvencies but higher margins will allow cushioning the impact of slowing global trade

12/06/2018

In the third quarter of 2018, after two years of improvement, French companies experienced a reversal of the trend with the number of insolvencies increasing by +2.3% (...)

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Tighter liquidity in Asia : not all gloom and doom in 2019

12/20/2018

Asia has been under pressure following tighter global liquidity in 2018. Coface’s index for measuring relative vulnerability to outflows points to increasing divergence in Asia (...)

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FY-2018 results: net income up 47% at €122.3M and pay-out of 100% of net income

02/11/2019

Our good 2018 results show the relevance of our Fit to Win strategic plan in a now more volatile economic environment. Our net income of €122 million is up 47% and corresponds to a return on equity close to our average through the cycle objective excluding further capital optimisation actions

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Turkish economy: domestic demand still waning but exports fuelled by the lira’s depreciation

02/28/2019

Stagflation becoming a reality, exports are a key-source of revenues for economy, especially in the automotive sector. Exporters are flexible; government support is vital for exporters to gain new market shares

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