World economic growth might not yet be at its highest (2.9% in 2017 and 2018), but there can be no denying that there are healthy signs. This quarter, once again, nearly all of the revised country and sector risk assessments from Coface show marked improvements.

The global economy is continuing its recovery, with the growth in world trade stronger than anticipated at the start of the year. Europe’s performance is buoyant and political risks (although not disappearing altogether) are fading. There are more and more positive signs in Brazil and Russia, while capital is once again flowing in some emerging countries.

Read the full report on Europe’s economic upturn here: EUROPE REMAINS THE BIG WINNER IN THE WORLD ECONOMIC UPTURN