Debt Collection Reports
11th October 2021
The International Debt Collections Handbook is a key tool for businesses when it comes to making decisions concerning collections in foreign countries.
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.
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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19th January 2023
At the start of 2023, against the backdrop of rather gloomy economic forecasts, we looked for ‘bright spots’ in the global economy.
19th December 2022
High food prices add to Sub-Saharan Africa's economic woes
Payment Practices Barometer
15th December 2022
The Atradius Payment Practices Barometer is an annual survey of business-to-business (B2B) payment practices in markets across the world. These are the survey findings for Eastern Europe.
13th December 2022
The global economy is facing an unprecedented mix of challenges which are bringing it to the brink of recession in 2023.
24th November 2022
Chemicals - global performance at a glance
A sharper focus on de-carbonisation strategies
Lockdowns and lower economic growth weigh on the industry
Still resilient, but profitability is under threat
Increasing pressure from overseas competitors
Most businesses are able to cope with the difficult market conditions
More resilient to market shocks than other industries
Pressure on profitability to remain limited
Concerns about liquidity strain have increased
9th November 2022
The Atradius Payment Practices Barometer is an annual survey of business-to-business (B2B) payment practices in markets across the world.
28th October 2022
Businesses experience difficulties to source inputs as a result of shocks to global value chains
6th October 2022
As government support measures related to the pandemic have ended almost everywhere, we expect insolvencies to rise sharply in some major markets.
5th October 2022
Ongoing political uncertainty could weigh negatively on investor sentiment
5th September 2022
Still robust demand from construction, but downside risks persist.
Financially resilient businesses, but downside risks loom
Higher sales prices do not yet compensate for rise in input prices
Lockdowns and woes in the real estate sector weigh on the industry
Shortage of gas supplies is a major downside risk
Robust demand situation set to continue
Gas supply is the key issue
Increasing insolvencies – but from a historically low level
Payment delays and defaults have started to increase in the industry
Profit margins of many business increased in 2021, but several markets are facing major downside risks
Many businesses are financially resilient after a good performance in 2021
Only a slight increase in business failures expected
2nd September 2022
Procedury upadłościowe często są przewlekłe i uciążliwe, a w przypadku dłużnika zagranicznego mogą wiązać się z jeszcze większym stopniem złożoności. Przedstawiamy jak możemy usprawnić ten proces.
23rd August 2022
Despite rising inflation in the eurozone, we argue it has not yet sprung loose from the ECB target in the medium term
11th August 2022
Vietnam: despite some headwinds the economic performance remains strong, and provides business opportunities for exporters
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
7th July 2022
An economic rebound is underway and sectors have recovered, but downside risks persist
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.
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.
The need for strong strategic credit risk management is a high priority in the Canadian market.
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.
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.
Companies polled in India told us of the difficulty they found in collecting long unpaid trade debt.
An alarming increase in bad debt write-offs worries companies in Hong Kong, prompting them to seek strategic credit risk management solutions.
Our survey shows a sharp rise in bad debts written off as uncollectable, revealing a disturbing deterioration in B2B payment practices.
Companies polled said they tackled the issue with more regular reviews of customer credit behavior to spot warning signs of financial distress.
Companies polled in Vietnam said they needed measures to avoid being liquidity squeezed due to the impacts of customer payment default on the business.
Debts written off as uncollectable showed an alarming 50% increase in the Singapore market compared to our past survey.
A wide range of protective measures to mitigate against the impact of customer payment default were used by businesses polled in the United Arab Emirates.
Businesses polled in China fear that a knock-on effect of payment defaults from B2B customers will trigger liquidity issues.
16th June 2022
ICT is expected to be among the fastest growing sectors in manufacturing, driven by accelerating digitalisation and industrial automation
Lower, but still solid ICT sales and production growth
Government aims to accelerate the digital transformation