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Coface Barometer Q1 2021: US leads the global recovery, emerging economies lag behind

05/06/2021

More than a year after the start of the pandemic, global economic trends are uneven due to lingering uncertainties around the spread of COVID-19. The acceleration of the vaccination process, as well as its effectiveness, are key to an economic recovery

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Coface records a good start to the year with a net income of €56.4m

04/27/2021

Coface records a good start to the year with a net income of €56.4m ; Turnover: €378m, up 4.2% at constant FX and perimeter.

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Fitch raises the outlook for Coface’s ratings to “stable”

04/20/2021

The rating agency Fitch, on 20th April 2021, affirmed Coface AA- Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating. The agency also removed the Rating Watch Negative. The outlook is now stable.

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

04/08/2021

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. Using an analysis based on historical estimates of a potential trade balance, Coface estimates that the deficit could grow by 56 billion dollars as a result of the stimulus plan.

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The paradox of corporate insolvencies in Europe: miracle and mirage

03/23/2021

In 2020, and even if the real impact of the COVID-19 crisis remains uncertain, the number of insolvencies actually fell in all major European economies. According to our research, the gap between the expected deterioration of the companies’ financial health and the number of insolvencies suggests that there is a high number of “hidden insolvencies” that have been postponed, rather than prevented.

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Diversification is one of the many effects of oil price volatility on Middle Eastern and African oil producers

03/17/2021

The COVID-19 pandemic’s negative impact on global GDP growth and global trade volumes has caused a sharp drop in oil prices in the spring of 2020. This price drop, even if temporary, has affected Middle Eastern and African oil exporters differently, in line with their national output’s dependence on oil, as well as their fiscal strength and international reserves. Although Coface expects oil prices to average USD 60 per barrel in 2021, their volatility will remain a challenge for producing countries.

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