Sector risk assessment

Sector Risk Assessment - Q3 2021

Free access to our sector risks assessment

13 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 Asia-Pacific Central & Eastern Europe Latin America Mid-East & Turkey Northern America Western Europe
Agri-food
Automotive
Chemicals
Construction
Energy
ICT
Metals
Paper
Pharmaceutical
Retail
Textile - Clothing
Transports
Wood

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Country risk assessment

Country Risk Assessment Map - Q3 2021

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, D and E.

Last changes on country risk assessments

Country Previous assessment New assessment
Algeria D C
France A3 A2
Germany A3 A2
Hong Kong, S.A.R. A4 A3
Italy B A4

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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
Algeria D C
Armenia D C
Belgium A3 A2
Croatia B A4
Czechia (Czech Republic) A4 A3
Egypt C B
Estonia A3 A2
France A3 A2
Germany A3 A2
Hong Kong, S.A.R. A4 A3
Hungary A4 A3
Ireland A4 A3
Italy B A4
Latvia A4 A3
Lithuania A4 A3
Luxembourg A2 A1
Norway A2 A1
Poland A4 A3
Portugal A3 A2
Singapore A3 A2
Slovakia A4 A3
Slovenia A4 A3
South Korea A3 A2
Spain A3 A2
Switzerland A2 A1
Turkey C B