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International Debt Collections Handbook

Debt Collection Reports

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

13th October 2020

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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Stay on top of your business’ cash flow by gearing up with insightful content. Find reports, guides and business insights from our experts on how to successfully manage B2B collection.

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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    Romania: cost containment is 2021 business concern

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Romania
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    The 2020 forecast downturn in Romania’s economy suddenly accelerated under the lockdown conditions imposed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

    България: платежно поведение при панедмия 2021-облачно

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Bulgaria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    25th November 2020

    The economic growth that Bulgaria had been enjoying last year stalled with the onset of the COVID-19 induced recession. Ongoing economic challenges are causing stress for Bulgaria-based businesses.

    UK: businesses upbeat despite 2021 economic challenges

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • United Kingdom
    • Agriculture,
    • Construction,

    25th November 2020

    Late payments have surged by more than 80% in the UK following the onset of the pandemic and the subsequent recession

    France: customer relations set business tone for 2021

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • France
    • Agriculture,
    • Construction,

    25th November 2020

    Businesses polled in France reported working more closely with B2B customers to develop a proactive approach to credit

    Germany: businesses underestimate payment default risk

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Germany
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    A considerable number of German companies still underestimate the risk of payment default in domestic business

    Switzerland: businesses downbeat over global outlook

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Switzerland
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    Credit policies remain fairly constant as business continues growth commitments

    The Netherlands: 2021 optimism prevails despite COVID

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Netherlands
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    2020 has been a time of unprecedented uncertainty for businesses in the Netherlands, and 2021 still poses many unanswered questions

    Belgium: businesses cautiously optimistic about 2021

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Belgium
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    Signs of economic stress visible, although business confidence in Belgium remains fairly strong

    Eastern Europe: region faces 2021 battered but hopeful

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Bulgaria,
    • Czech Republic,
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    As with businesses throughout the world, also industry in Eastern Europe has experienced a pandemic battering. The region, however, faces 2021 bruised but hopeful.

    Turkey: business sentiment upbeat despite late payments

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Turkey
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    25th November 2020

    Businesses in Turkey are currently well-placed to rebound in 2021, although much hinges on how well the country manages both the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 through the year end.

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