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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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.
Higher sales prices do not yet compensate for rise in input prices
Lockdowns and woes in the real estate sector weigh on 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
Payment delays and defaults have started to increase in the industry
Shortage of gas supplies is a major downside risk
Gas supply is the key issue
Only a slight increase in business failures expected
Increasing insolvencies – but from a historically low level
Robust demand situation set to continue
Financially resilient businesses, but downside risks loom
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
Payment Practices Barometer
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Debts written off as uncollectable showed an alarming 50% increase in the Singapore market compared to our past survey.
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.
Businesses polled in China fear that a knock-on effect of payment defaults from B2B customers will trigger liquidity issues.
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.
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
Main issues are chip shortage and inflationary pressures
Ongoing domestic sales growth, but there are downside risks
Solid ICT growth expected during the coming years
Digital transformation is a major growth driver
Robust growth continues due to high demand for chips
Smaller ICT retailers face more problems in the coming months
Profit margins of ICT businesses should increase again in 2022
ICT Sales growth maintained by businesses and public bodies
Slowdown in demand, and higher input prices
Solid performance, but high input prices could become an issue
25th May 2022
Energy Outlook based on the IEA's World Energy Outlook
24th May 2022
The Covid-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war pose challenges to global value chains.
18th May 2022
High levels of unpaid debt prompt stronger credit controls among Australian businesses as they battle it out for survival in a competitive market.
17th May 2022
Ongoing, but lower sales growth in 2022
Rising insolvencies as fiscal support expired