Sector risk assessment

Barometer of sector risks in the world - 4th Quarter 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).

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Sector Latin America Northern America Emerging Asia Central Europe Western Europe Middle-East & Turkey
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Country risk assessment

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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
Argentina C B
Estonia A3 A2
Mexico A4 B
South Africa B C
Spain A4 A3

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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
Argentina C B
Bosnia and Herzegovina D C
Bulgaria B A4
Cyprus C B
Estonia A3 A2
Ghana C B
Iceland A3 A2
Jordan B C
Kenya B A4
Mauritania C D
Mexico A4 B
Pakistan D C
Serbia C B
South Africa B C
Spain A4 A3
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