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Coface to host 5th Country Risk Conference in London on 11th June 2009

By CreditMan Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Coface a leading provider of credit management services for businesses in the UK and Ireland, is hosting its 5th Country Risk Conference in central London on Thursday 11th June. During this half-day conference, leading economists and country risk specialists will analyse the economic and trade conditions in the UK and our traditional and emerging export markets, including a special focus on China. Practical advice will be available on how to trade more effectively and securely at home and overseas.

Country risk specialists and leading economists speaking at the event include representatives from HSBC Bank, Oxford Analytica, China-Britain Business Council and Coface. The conference will conclude with an Open Forum where speakers will be joined by experienced exporters who will discuss themes raised during the conference and take questions from the audience.

Xavier Denecker, Managing Director of Coface in the UK and Ireland, comments: "Coface is committed to providing credit management professionals with country risk information and advice at a time when opportunities at home and abroad need to be maximized and trading safely is more important than ever. This forms part of Coface’s mission - to support businesses in managing their risks, providing them with information, collecting payments, protecting them from bad debts and providing receivables finance.”

This conference is free of charge to credit risk professionals and includes lunch and a complimentary copy of the Coface Handbook of Country Risk 2009. For further information on the programme and to register online go to