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COFACE CEE TOP 500 - NEW 2020 EDITION

ABOUT THE STUDY
In 2020, Coface has launched the 12th edition of the Top 500 companies in Central and Eastern Europe - Coface CEE Top 500.
Find out what new companies entered the ranking, by clicking the link HERE.
 
Read the latest CEE Top 500, and find out which companies took advantage of the economic environment, which country businesses are the largest income earners in CEE, and which sector was on top again in 2019. The ranking reflects the region’s economic activity for the previous year, presents a future outlook, describes the economic condition of the 500 largest companies in CEE by their turnover and depicts CEE as a region of prosperity.
 
The twelfth annual Coface CEE Top 500 ranking, answers questions, such as:
  • Why, in 2019, were CEE countries still seen as a safe haven and well-performing, although GDP growth had dropped to 3.6%?
  • Why do the same sectors as the year before (oil and gas followed by automotive & transport and non-specialized trade) again occupy the podium? 
  • Why are Polish businesses the largest income earners in CEE with an aggregated turnover growing year on year?

COFACE CEE TOP 500 - 2019 EDITION

ABOUT THE STUDY

In 2019, Coface has launched the 11th edition of the Top 500 companies in Central and Eastern Europe - Coface CEE Top 500.
Find out what new companies entered the ranking, by clicking the link HERE.

 

In the current economic climate it is very important to analyze the markets and the business environment in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. This region has high potential for economic progress in Europe, so it is essential to monitor the business opportunities available in these countries.

 

The study classifies the strongest 500 companies in the region, taking into consideration both the turnover as well as additional factors such as number of employees, business sectors and markets where they are active.

COFACE CEE TOP 500 - 2018 EDITION

ABOUT THE STUDY
In 2018, Coface published the 10th edition of the Top 500 companies in Central and Eastern Europe - Coface CEE Top 500. The ranking is well-known throughout the region and classifies the strongest 500 companies in CEE, taking into consideration both turnover as well as additional factors such as number of employees, business sectors and markets where they operate.
 

COFACE CEE TOP 500 - 2017 EDITION

ABOUT THE STUDY

In 2017, Coface has launched the 9th edition of the Top 500 companies in Central and Eastern Europe - Coface CEE Top 500.

Find out what new companies entered the ranking, by clicking the link HERE.

 

In the current economic climate it is very important to analyze the markets and the business environment in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. This region has high potential for economic progress in Europe, so it is essential to monitor the business opportunities available in these countries.

 

The study classifies the strongest 500 companies in the region, taking into consideration both the turnover as well as additional factors such as number of employees, business sectors and markets where they are active.

COFACE CEE TOP 500 - 2016 EDITION

 

2016 Coface CEE TOP 500 study highlighted the following aspects:

  • In 2015, the CEE region continues to grow and confirms its high potential for businesses.  
  • Poland maintained its pole position for another year, the Czech Republic is catching up. 
  • Oil & gas giants still dominate, although the automotive & transport sector continued its rise to the top.
  • This year, we are including the Top 10 companies of Russia and Ukraine in our Coface Outlook.

COFACE CEE TOP 500 - 2015 EDITION

 

2015 Coface CEE TOP 500 study highlighted the following aspects:

  • 2014: A year of improvement throughout the region - turnover increased by +2.1%
  • Higher turnover of the biggest companies reflected better economic prospects in 2014
  • Poland was the biggest player, Hungary had the highest growth rate and the Czech Republic recovered
  • Sectors: automotive industry top (+10.6%), oil & gas sector flop (-3.9%)

COFACE CEE TOP 500 - 2014 EDITION

 

 

2014 Coface CEE TOP 500 study highlighted the following aspects:

  • Poland wins again, Ukraine climbs up to the second rank followed by Hungary
  • Economic framework keeps a grip: slight increase in turnover by +0.2%
  • Sectors: oil and gas gains despite moderate performance

 

COFACE CEE TOP 500 - 2013 EDITION

 

2013 Coface CEE TOP 500 study highlighted the following aspects:

  • Poland again ranked first, Hungary and Romania catching up
  • Ukraine dropping out of the Top 3 biggest companies with more turnover, but a sharp decline in profit
  • Economic region CEE: more inhomogeneous than ever
  • Insolvency rate in the region almost tripled
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