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Country Risk Conference

THE PAST IS NOT OVER. CEE ECONOMICS WITHIN THE ERA OF POLITICAL TURBULENCES.

The Coface Country Risk Conference is a catalyst of ideas and debates within the national business community.
In 2018 the event celebrates its XIV edition.

 

Throughout the years gathered, the statute of one of the most prestigious business events in Romania experienced an accelerated growth from one year to another in terms of specialists attending the event and the representativeness of the business environment. 

 

Structured in a half day event, Country Risk Conference aims to cover all the current major aspects of the macroeconomic challenges and the ones of the business environment in Europe, focusing on CEE and Romania. Its topics offer the audience a broad perspective of the key risks that impact their businesses and provide useful findings in establishing business strategies for the next year.

Country Risk Conference #14: May 9th 2018

The Conference had an impressive number of participants ( approximatively 390) and brought thogether experts in country risk, banking specialists, business people and also romanian and foreign investors. The guest of honour was Tomáš SEDLÁČEK, Chief Economist and Author of the bestseller “Economics of Good and Evil” (2011) and Co-Author of the volume „Lilith and the Demons of Capital”.
 
In the first session it was debated the evolution of the global economy, the economic situation of the Europe and the Euro Area. The guests and the lecturers of the first panel were experts in risk analysis: Declan DALY, CEO, Coface Central & Eastern Europe; Ayşen Seltem İYİGÜN, Chief Economist, Coface Turkey & Middle East, and Eugen ANICESCU, Country Manager, Coface Romania. The moderator of this panel was Cristian HOSTIUC, Editorial Director, Ziarul Financiar.
 
The Honorary Speech was held by Lucian Croitoru, Principal Adviser on monetary policy issues of the Governor of the National Bank of Romania, in which it was exposed the importance of acceding to EURO Area, one of the most sesitive and important movements of Romania.
 
This year, the second session was dedicated to the romanian entrepreneurial environment, organized as a round table with the theme of „Entrepreneurs made in Romania”, and the lecturers have approached succesful business strategies and challenges faced throughout time. Rucsandra HUREZEANU, Founder & CEO, Ivatherm; Dr. Eugen BANCIU, President & Shareholder, DONA Pharmacy Network; Daniel MUNTEAN, Founder & CEO, Rodbun; Alexandru MANDA, Co-founder, Atelierele Pegas, presented the evolution of their businesses, the difficulties and growth solutions, within a panel moderated by Tiberiu MOISĂ, Deputy CEO, Banca Transilvania.
 
We ended up the Conference in an optimistic note together with Ana Maria Branza, olympic champion and vice-champion in fencing, who told us that success comes with a lot of perseverance and with the desire to fight relentlessly. „I only know that when it works out you can say that it worth it. When it does not work, you stand up, you shake it off and you start all over again.” - Ana Maria Brânză –
 
The Country Risk Conference 2018 was organized with the support of 15 parteners: Banca Transilvania Financial Group , CardOil Avantaj, Romanian Banking Institute, PUBLICA, AAFBR, ARB, ACCA, BRCC, CCIFER, CFA Society, EventLink360, InEvent, Exotique, Stancu, Rachitan & Asociatii.
 
The records of the two sessions can be tracked here and here.
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