The Asia Corporate Payment Survey provides insights of about 2,300 companies across the Asia Pacific region. Asian companies experience fewer payment delays and are rather optimistic despite multiple headwinds ahead.
Silicon Valley Bank’s failure highlights heightened financial stability risks amid monetary tightening03/22/2023
California and federal banking regulators shut down Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and seized its deposits citing both illiquidity and insolvency. This is the 2nd largest failure of a U.S. financial institution after Washington Mutual in 2008. Read our expert's analysis of the situation.
Coface is pleased to announce the appointment of Grishma Kewada as Country Manager for Singapore effective April 1st 2023. She reports directly to Graham Crozier, CEO of Coface South East Asia & India and is based in Singapore.
2023 starts with good news on the macroeconomic front. First, Europe has avoided a recession that looked long promised. Second, the prospect of a rebound in China in the second half of the year, also raises hopes for the global economy. In this context, Coface's risk assessments have changed only slightly, with 5 changes for country risks and 16 changes for sector risks. Discover which ones in our latest barometer.
While the sources of economic uncertainty are legion, new political disturbances could be added to their ranks. The new geopolitical landscape opened up by Russia's actions could reawaken risks in other global hot spots.
More about those hot regions and countries.
The impact on corporate payments in 2022 appears to be moderate and comparatively lower than the shock on the economy. However, companies are vigilant in the short-term and very pessimistic about the future.