Debt Collection Reports
11th October 2021
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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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8th June 2023
The electricity sector is one of the heaviest CO2 emitting sectors. Achieving net zero emissions in 2050 is going to be a daunting task, as it requires a total makeover
Payment Practices Barometer
24th May 2023
Sharp downward trend in B2B sales on credit of Danish companies. Key factors are weak domestic demand, strong export headwinds and enhanced perception of the risk of B2B payment default.
Swedish companies have strong concerns looking ahead about how they will be affected by new regulations related to European and global climate change goals.
To fill temporary liquidity gaps and maintain healthy cash flow, 55% of companies polled in Belgium said they requested trade credit from their suppliers as an alternative to bank loans.
French businesses polled across various sectors acknowledged the value-added benefits of strategic credit management in the current volatile and extremely unpredictable economic environment.
Swiss companies express anxiety about the impact of exchange rate swings on the business. They fear that it will create pressure on both export demand and on operating margins.
German companies reported increased reliance on trade credit in B2B transactions to cushion impact of tighter monetary policy on the business.
Austrian companies respond to poorer payment behavior of B2B customers with a clear downward trend in trading on credit and a marked shortening of payment terms.
Dutch companies’ response to a gradual decline in payment morale of B2B customers during the past months was sharper focus on working capital management.
A strong deterioration in the trade credit risk landscape for UK companies was shown by a series of trends in our survey. One major issue was a marked increase in late payments and bad debts.
Nearly 40% of businesses in Finland who applied for trade credit from their suppliers said their requests were rejected. This signals a safety-first approach to trading on credit amid bank squeeze.
Italian businesses tighten their B2B trade credit policy amid a tough domestic landscape featuring a sharp rise in insolvencies.
As the economy faces headwinds chiefly due to weak domestic demand, uncertain exports trend and high borrowings costs, Spanish businesses withstand trade credit risk to strengthen cashflow.
Greek businesses shorten payment terms offered to B2B customers. This reflects concern about the cost of obtaining new credit required to fill potential liquidity gaps caused by late payments.
A sharp worsening of B2B customers' payment practices during the past months prompted a range of actions in response by companies polled in Ireland.
The Atradius Payment Practices Barometer is an annual survey of business-to-business (B2B) payment practices in markets across the world. These are the 2023 survey findings for Western Europe.
17th May 2023
Is the global transport industry on a highway to climate hell?
10th May 2023
Regardless of the election result, the next Turkish government faces a complicated set of macroeconomic problems
5th May 2023
Is the steel industry on track to meet the world's climate goals?
13th April 2023
Fears of a banking crisis have arisen as several midsized US banks have filed for bankruptcy and Credit Suisse ran into trouble