Sector risk assessment

Barometer of sector risks - April 2016

Free access to our sector risks assessment

12 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).

All sectors assessments

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

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Country risk assessment

Country Risk Barometer Q1 2016

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
Japan A1 Under negative watch list A2
Kuwait A2 A2 Under negative watch list
Malaysia A2 Under negative watch list A3
Oman A3 A4
Saudi Arabia A4 A4 Under negative watch list

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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
Armenia C D
Japan A1 A2
Kazakhstan B C
Kuwait A2 A2
Malaysia A2 A3
Oman A3 A4
Saudi Arabia A4 A4
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