Coface Country Risk Conference 2016

Major trend in the World Economy


A premium event focusing on country and industry risks worldwide

Since 1996, Coface has hosted an Annual Country Risk Conference in Paris gathering over 1,000 international experts from corporate, banking and research sectors.


Coface in Japan will hold its fifth Country Risk Conference at The Tokyo International Forum on 8th November 2016 in the presence of Xavier Durand, Coface’s Chief Executive Officer.

During the half-day event, international experts will present an overview of current risks and opportunities in Asia, analyzing economic trends in light of recent events and the resulting impact for Japanese exporters.


The conference is designed to give leaders in commerce the insight they need to make vital decisions in terms of export markets.


■Date and Time:8th November 2016 - 13:30-18:00 will be followed by a cocktail party from 18:00 (Reception from 13:00)

■Venue:The Tokyo International Forum (D7 Hall) and Lounge on 7th floor for the cocktail party

■Language: Japanese and English (Simultaneous translation)

■Capacity: 300 participants

■Fees: Free of Charge





Program of the conference will be divided in two parts:


Topic I – Industrialized Countries

-       Europe after the Brexit: Outlook and Opportunities for Foreign Investors

Martin SCHULZ, Senior Research Fellow, Economic, Research Center of Fujitsu Research Institute


-       Japan’s Economy: Current Conditions and Outlook

Seiichiro INOUE, Director, Macro Economic Aff­airs, Division, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry


-       Coface’s Assessment on developed Economies

Julien MARCILLY, Economic Research and Country, Risk Department, Chief Economist, Coface


-       Panel Discussion: What's Next for the US Economy After the Presidential Election? What Consequences for Japan and Europe in 2017?


Topic II – Emerging Economies

-       The Chinese Economy Under New Normal Policy: Current Condition and Future Prospect

Kiyoyuki SEGUCHI, Research Director, The Canon Institute for Global Studies


-       Africa: Upcoming Challenges of the Continent of the Future

Teruaki KOTAKA, Senior Economist, Africa, Political risk, and Sub-Sovereign risk, Country Credit Department, Credit, Assessment and Systems Group, Japan Bank for

International Cooperation


-       Coface’s Assessment on Emerging Economies

Julien MARCILLY, Economic Research and Country, Risk Department, Chief Economist, Coface


Panel Discussion: Will China and Japan Drag on Asia's and Africa's Growth in 2017?



>>See the detailed program here


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We look forward to your registration!

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