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8 ways any company can avoid late payment

Late payment of invoices is a problem for any business. It creates cash flow problems, makes planning impossible and wastes valuable time and resources....

11 August, 2020

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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....

31 July, 2020

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Post-pandemic production relocation: an opportunity for CEE countries?

Foreign trade and inclusion in supply chains had already increased in recent years, supported by EU membership by most CEE (Central and Eastern European) countries in 2004....

24 July, 2020

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Global transport: what does the future hold beyond COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a mobility crisis, mainly because of physical distancing requirements and the necessity to avoid confined spaces, in order to limit the virus’ propagation. This has had a disastrous impact on...

20 July, 2020

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United States: two-speed business bankruptcies

As the COVID-19 epidemic hits the United States very hard, Coface forecasts in its baseline scenario that the country's GDP will contract by 5.6% in 2020, before rebounding by 3.3% in 2021. Nevertheless, this forecast is ...

14 July, 2020

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Asia-Pacific Corporate Payment Survey 2020: COVID-19 will overturn last year’s initial recovery

Coface’s annual Asia Corporate Payment Survey evaluates the payment behaviour of companies across nine economies in Asia Pacific. Data collection took place during the fourth quarter of 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic, and ...

06 July, 2020

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Are corporate balance sheets in Spain and Italy ready for the covid-19 shock?

Although the second quarter of 2020 is shaping up to be the most challenging period of the year, there are now good reasons to think that the road to recovery will be long and arduous. Despite immediate tax deferrals, liquidity...

25 June, 2020

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Focus: corporate insolvencies in Europe – June 2020

The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are of unprecedented scale in Europe. The double shock of supply and demand has resulted in the halting – at least partially – of production in many companies due to the...

16 June, 2020

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Country & sector risk barometer: Q2 2020 quarterly update

A few weeks after the first containment easing measures, economic activity seems to be picking up in most European countries. However, about two months after China, this gradual and partial recovery will not erase the effects of...

09 June, 2020

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