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Country Risk Map
Take a look at the SACE interactive world map for an assessment of the different types of risks to which your company is exposed when operating abroad. A 6-star rating system, calculated on a scale from 0 to 100 (with 100 being maximum risk), allows you to investigate the risk profiles (non-payment, regulatory instability and political-social instability) that may impact your business.
Sovereign credit risk
The risk that a counterparty backed by a sovereign guarantee should fail to honour the obligations of a contract
Corporate credit risk
The risk that a corporate counterparty should fail to honour the obligations of a contract
War and civil disturbance risk
The risk that episodes of violence, riots, sabotage or attacks should cause physical and/or financial damage to the assets held in the country
Bank credit risk
The risk that a bank counterparty should fail to honour the obligations of a contract
Expropriation and breach of contract
The risk that the government should adopt measures removing right of ownership/control of assets held in the country or unilaterally alter contractual commitments made by the government/public sector
Transfer and convertibility risk
The risk that the government should adopt measures preventing the conversion/repatriation of returns on investments or capital invested in the country
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Export Map
Discover the map of opportunities for Italian exports through the SACE Export Opportunity Index. The index is calculated on a scale of 0 to 100 (where 100 is the highest). For the methodology, click here
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The numbers say a lot about SACE. They tell the story of a group with ever-broadening horizons, which employs over 700 people and has more than 25,000 clients in 198 countries across the world.
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We pay particular attention to the impacts, both direct and indirect, that our activities have on the environment and on stakeholders, pursuing a win-win approach capable of creating value for everyone involved.
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SACE offers a wide range of insurance and financial products: export credit, investment protection, financial guarantees, surety bonds and factoring.

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Insures Italian businesses against damage to works and third parties.
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The Country Risk Map is the country risk interactive world map developed to guide businesses in their international growth strategies.
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SACE offers training services dedicated to those who wish to develop skills in the assessment, taking and management of risks associated with operating in foreign markets.
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2015 Financial statements approved. € 310 million dividend

The Shareholders Meeting of SACE S.p.A. has approved the financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2015 and the distribution of a dividend of € 310 million.
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Italy meets Turkey: new business opportunities in Turkey in the healthcare sector

SACE (CDP Group) has organized a business matching event to enable Italian companies to meet with a delegation of Turkish companies and public institutions in the healthcare sector.
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Mission to Iran: credit lines and guarantees from the CDP Group to relaunch Italian exports to the Country

Objective: accelerate the revival of trade between Italy and Iran by supporting key infrastructure projects involving major Italian industrial groups and the exports of Italian SMEs
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