Country and Sector Risks Barometer Q1 2019
Coface anticipates a 3% increase in insolvencies in Western Europe and 4% in Central and Eastern Europe
- Signs of a slowing global economy continue to accumulate
- 2019 - the number of insolvencies will increase in two-thirds of countries (+3% in Western Europe)
- The chemical industry in Europe and North America is suffering from fewer opportunities in the automotive sector
- Improvements in assessments are concentrated in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia's upgrade (B)
Read more in the press release here.