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International Debt Collections Handbook

Debt Collection Reports

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

11th October 2021

Handbook magazine

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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Industry Performance Forecast

Access a snapshot of the credit risk situation and business performance of 14 major industries in your country. The forecast is based on the assessment of Atradius underwriters.

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    Vietnam: robust growth provides business opportunities

    Country Report

    • Vietnam
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    11th August 2022

    Vietnam: despite some headwinds the economic performance remains strong, and provides business opportunities for exporters

    Economic Outlook - July 2022

    Economic Note

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    • ,
    • General economic

    13th July 2022

    Economic disruptions from the war in Ukraine, lingering lockdown restrictions and multi-decade high inflation have generated a new set of adverse shocks for the global economy

    Indonesia: solid GDP rebound, but downside risks loom

    Country Report

    • Indonesia
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Construction,

    7th July 2022

    An economic rebound is underway and sectors have recovered, but downside risks persist

    US: DSO worries prompt strategic credit management

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • USA
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    6th July 2022

    Days-Sales-Outstanding worsens (DSO) for one third of companies polled across all US industries. Payment default from B2B customers remains a major headache for companies.

    Mexico: rising bad debt levels

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Mexico
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    6th July 2022

    Over than 10% increase in the Mexico market in the levels of both B2B customer payment defaults and bad debts written off as uncollectible.

    USMCA: soaring inflation prompts liquidity protection

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Canada,
    • Mexico,
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    6th July 2022

    The impact of the alarming surge of inflation on businesses, and the consequent need to protect cash flow and profitability, lies at the heart of our latest survey in the USMCA.

    Canada: business alert to B2B customer payment default

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Canada
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Metals,

    6th July 2022

    The need for strong strategic credit risk management is a high priority in the Canadian market.

    Asia: concern over upward trend of bad debt write-offs

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • China,
    • Hong Kong SAR,
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    28th June 2022

    The 2022 edition of the Atradius Payment Practices Barometer for Asia reveals a sharp rise in B2B bad debts written off as uncollectable. This represents a threat of liquidity strains for businesses.

    Vietnam: bad debt write-offs dent business liquidity

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Vietnam
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    28th June 2022

    Companies polled in Vietnam said they needed measures to avoid being liquidity squeezed due to the impacts of customer payment default on the business.

    India: bad debt levels remain high

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • India
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Consumer Durables,

    28th June 2022

    Companies polled in India told us of the difficulty they found in collecting long unpaid trade debt.