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International Debt Collections Handbook

Debt Collection Handbook

  • Argentina,
  • Australia,
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

9th September 2019

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The International Debt Collections Handbook is a key tool for businesses when it comes to making decisions concerning collections in foreign countries.

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    Country Report Russia 2019

    Country report

    • Russia
    • General economic

    15th October 2019

    Insolvencies are rising, and structural weaknesses and the negative impact of sanctions on productivity and investment weigh on the economic expansion.

    Country Report Turkey 2019

    Country report

    • Turkey
    • General economic

    15th October 2019

    Due to the recent economic downturn the credit risk situation of some major industries has deteriorated, and insolvencies are expected to increase.

    Country Report Poland 2019

    Country report

    • Poland
    • General economic

    15th October 2019

    Worries over the impact of adverse external factors like US import tariffs and the Brexit decision on Polish export and investment growth remain.

    Country Report Greece 2019

    Country report

    • Greece
    • General economic

    15th October 2019

    In 2020 household consumption is expected to accelerate, sustained by further decreasing unemployment, low inflation, and a minimum wage increase.

    Country Report Czech Republic 2019

    Country report

    • Czech Republic
    • General economic

    15th October 2019

    The economy is highly integrated into international value chains, making it vulnerable to major foreign trade losses, especially in the automotive sector.

    Country Report Hungary 2019

    Country report

    • Hungary
    • General economic

    15th October 2019

    The forint remains vulnerable to international investors’ sentiment due to the elevated external and public debt levels and institutional issues.

    Country Report Slovakia 2019

    Country report

    • Slovakia
    • General economic

    15th October 2019

    As the economy is reliant on automotive-related exports to the Eurozone, especially to Germany, it is vulnerable to adverse developments in the industry.

    Country Report Romania 2019

    Country report

    • Romania
    • General economic

    15th October 2019

    The currency is subject to some volatility, and the country is vulnerable to capital outflows should there be adverse internal or external developments.

    Eastern Europe credit risk rises as GDP growth eases

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Bulgaria,
    • Czech Republic,
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    18th September 2019

    Economic growth in Eastern Europe is projected to remain solid this year, despite losing steam mainly because of poor growth prospects for Turkey.

    Poland: higher insolvency levels ahead

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Poland
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    18th September 2019

    Real GDP growth in Poland is forecast to reach 4.4% this year, slowing down to 3.6% in 2020.

    Argentina struggling to stabilise currency

    Economic research

    • Argentina
    • General economic

    12th September 2019

    Argentina has introduced currency controls to stabilise peso in the run-up to elections.

    Market Monitor Automotive USA 2019

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Automotive/Transport

    10th September 2019

    Any imposition of import tariffs on cars/car parts would severely impact suppliers in the Tier 2 segment where many businesses already show thin margins.

    Market Monitor Automotive Poland 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Poland
    • Automotive/Transport

    10th September 2019

    Insolvencies are expected to increase by about 3% in the coming 12 months, mainly affecting car dealers, car part distributors and Tier 2 suppliers.

    International Debt Collections Handbook

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Argentina,
    • Australia,
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    The International Debt Collections Handbook is a key tool for businesses when it comes to making decisions concerning collections in foreign countries.

    Debt Collections Handbook Argentina 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Argentina
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Argentina.

    Debt Collections Handbook Australia 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Australia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Australia.

    Debt Collections Handbook Austria 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Austria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Austria.

    Debt Collections Handbook Belgium 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Belgium
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Belgium.

    Debt Collections Handbook Brazil 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Brazil
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Brazil.

    Debt Collections Handbook Bulgaria 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Bulgaria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Bulgaria.

    Debt Collections Handbook Canada 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Canada
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Canada.

    Debt Collections Handbook China 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • China
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in China.

    Debt Collections Handbook Chile 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Chile
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Chile.

    Debt Collections Handbook Croatia 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Croatia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Croatia.

    Debt Collections Handbook Czech Republic 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Czech Republic
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations for debt collections in the Czech Republic.

    Debt Collections Handbook Denmark 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Denmark
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Denmark.

    Debt Collections Handbook Finland 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Finland
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Finland.

    Debt Collections Handbook France 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • France
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in France.

    Debt Collections Handbook Germany 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Germany
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Germany.

    Debt Collections Handbook Greece 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Greece
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Greece.

    Debt Collections Handbook Hong Kong 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Hong Kong
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Hong Kong.

    Debt Collections Handbook Hungary 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Hungary
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Hungary.

    Debt Collections Handbook India 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • India
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in India.

    Debt Collections Handbook Indonesia 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Indonesia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Indonesia.

    Debt Collections Handbook Ireland 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Ireland
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Ireland.

    Debt Collections Handbook Netherlands 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Netherlands
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations for debt collections in the Netherlands.

    Debt Collections Handbook Poland 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • Poland
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Poland.

    Debt Collections Handbook UAE 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in the UAE.

    Debt Collections Handbook UK 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • United Kingdom
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in the UK.

    Debt Collections Handbook U.S. 2019

    Debt Collection Handbook

    • USA
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in the U.S.

    Country report South Africa 2019

    Country report

    • South Africa
    • General economic

    6th August 2019

    Economic reforms are urgent, especially improving the governance in state-owned enterprises, as large contingent liabilities are of great concern.

    Market Monitor chemicals Singapore 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Singapore
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    In the medium- to long-term low-cost competitors from Asia and the Middle East could seriously challenge Singapore's export-oriented chemicals industry.

    Country Report Mexico 2019

    Country report

    • Mexico
    • General economic

    7th February 2019

    The economic impact of USMCA on Mexican-US trade is likely to be limited, as it is effectively a small modification of the pre-existing NAFTA agreement.

    Country Report United States 2019

    Country report

    • USA
    • General economic

    7th February 2019

    Trade policy uncertainty is one of the top risks to US businesses and consumers in 2019 that may bring the next downturn on more quickly than expected.

    Country Report Canada 2019

    Country report

    • Canada
    • General economic

    7th February 2019

    Despite a forecast growth slowdown in 2019 the economy should still experience positive momentum, with low unemployment and manageable inflation.

    Goodbye NAFTA, hello USMCA

    Economic research

    • Canada,
    • Mexico,
    • General economic

    3rd December 2018

    The USMCA has finally been signed on November 30, easing short-term uncertainty surrounding North American trade.

    Market Monitor Machines China 2018

    Market Monitor

    • China
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    Despite ongoing growth, there are challenges ahead, as profit margins of businesses decreased in 2017 and H1 of 2018 due to sharply increased input costs.

    Market Monitor Machines France 2018

    Market Monitor

    • France
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    Many producers are under pressure to either expand/grow or refuse orders, while difficulties in hiring skilled staff impacts further business expansion.

    Market Monitor Machines Italy 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    As in previous years, competition remains strong in the domestic market, mainly among small and medium-sized machinery companies depending on construction.

    Market Monitor Machines United Kingdom 2018

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    A modest insolvency increase is expected in 2019, with businesses related to oil and gas exploration, construction and agricultural markets mainly exposed.

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