New risks survey: 14 sectors in three major regions of the world
Read the latest quarterly report from Corporate Partner, Coface.
Tentative signs of improvement in sector risks in Europe.
Western Europe: the metal and automotive industries have left the “very high risks” category.
Nil growth recorded in the eurozone in Q2 2014 confirms the scenario of an exceptionally slow recovery. However, according to Coface’s forecasts, in 2014 growth in GDP will be positive, estimated at 0.9% after a contraction of -0.4% in 2013. This trend is illustrated by a first improvement in the assessment of a sector risk which has long been considered as “very high” – the automotive and metal industry sectors. These now join the category of “high” risks.
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