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Coface Country Risk Conference will help steer businesses through UK and global challenges

By CreditMan Thursday, June 1, 2017

Coface UK’s next Country Risk Conference will provide an early chance for businesses to consider trade risks and opportunities at a critical time for the British economy.

As the dust settles on the General Election and Brexit negotiations formally begin, Coface has brought together leading economists and analysts to assess the domestic and international trading environments for UK businesses. This is the twelfth annual conference held by Coface, a specialist in trade credit risk, and the event programme features expert insights on the challenges facing the UK; whether the global recovery is sustainable; the impact of geopolitical risk; and a focus on the defence sector.

This year’s Country Risk Conference will be held in London on Wednesday 28 June 2017 and also video streamed live to Manchester, where a local economist will be on hand to provide a regional perspective. The half-day morning event includes round-table discussions about the issues raised and delegates will be able to put their questions to the experts during these sessions.

Frédéric Bourgeois, Managing Director of Coface UK and Ireland said: “There is still a considerable amount of uncertainty surrounding the UK economy and this is compounded by the changes in the political landscape. Our Conference, with its knowledgeable speakers and lively discussion, will help steer businesses through the UK and global challenges faced by British companies at this critical time. And uniquely there is also going to be a focus on the defence sector where the growth in budgets is not only a reflection of the environment but will impact on a number of industries.”

A buffet lunch is provided for delegates and there will be opportunities to network and ask questions. Places at the 2017 Conference are limited: to register your interest, email crc_uk@coface.com