Sector risk assessment

Sector risk assessments - January 2018

Free access to our sector risks assessment

13 sectors, from six geographical regions, are assessed every quarter. Coface assessments are based on our expertise and financial data published by over 6,000 listed companies.

Our credit risk statistical indicator simultaneously synthesizes the evolution of five financial indicators (changes in revenue, profitability, the net debt ratio, cashflow, and claims observed by our network).

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Sector Latin America Northern America Central & Eastern Europe Western Europe Emerging Asia Middle-East & Turkey
Agrofood
Automotive
Chemicals
Construction
Energy
ICT
Metals
Paper
Pharmaceuticals
Retail
Textile - Clothing
Transportation
Wood

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Country risk assessment

Country risk assessment map - January 2018

Free access to our country risks assessment

160 country assessments, drawn up on the basis of macroeconomic, financial and political data, are made freely available.
Regularly updated, they provide an estimate of the average credit risk on a country’s businesses. This is an invaluable tool, giving an indication of a country’s potential influence on businesses’ financial commitments.
 
Our analyses use a seven-level ranking. In ascending order of risk, these are: A1, A2, A3, A4, B, C and D.
 

Last changes on country risk assessments

Country Previous assessment New assessment
Greece C B
Hong Kong A3 A2
Netherlands A2 A1
Saudi Arabia B C
Ukraine D C

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Last changes on country risk assessments

Countries under negative watch list
Countries under positive watch list
Country Previous assessment New assessment
Brazil C B
Egypt C B
Georgia C B
Greece C B
Guinea D C
Hong Kong A3 A2
Kazakhstan C B
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of C B
Moldova, Republic of D C
Netherlands A2 A1
Rwanda C B
Saudi Arabia B C
Singapore A3 A2
South Korea A3 A2
Suriname C D
Taiwan A3 A2
Trinidad and Tobago B C
Ukraine D C
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