International Debt Collections Handbook

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

The Atradius Collections International Debt Collections Handbook is an annual publication that explains the diversity and complexity of country-specific debt collection approaches in detail. This includes the different stages of amicable settlement, financial regulations around collections, legal proceedings and insolvency procedures in more than 40 countries.



Debt Collections Handbook



Each country entry includes a snapshot of the current local economic situation including; GDP, major industries, import-export growth and the Atradius Collections success rate. In addition, local customs and expectations are outlined in detail, along with the legal framework that creditors must operate within when trying to reclaim outstanding receivables.

Our clients tell us they regard the Handbook as an invaluable and highly demanded tool for decision-makers in the collections and credit management industry.




A sneak peek into our Handbook:


Debt collections in Croatia




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