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International Debt Collections Handbook

Debt Collection Reports

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

9th September 2019

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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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    Poland: higher insolvency levels ahead

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Poland
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    18th September 2019

    Real GDP growth in Poland is forecast to reach 4.4% this year, slowing down to 3.6% in 2020.

    Argentina struggling to stabilise currency

    Economic Note

    • Argentina
    • General economic

    12th September 2019

    Argentina has introduced currency controls to stabilise peso in the run-up to elections.

    Market Monitor Automotive USA 2019

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Automotive/Transport

    10th September 2019

    Any imposition of import tariffs on cars/car parts would severely impact suppliers in the Tier 2 segment where many businesses already show thin margins.

    International Debt Collections Handbook

    Debt Collection Reports

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

    9th September 2019

    The International Debt Collections Handbook is a key tool for businesses when it comes to making decisions concerning collections in foreign countries.

    Debt Collections Handbook Argentina 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Argentina
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Argentina.

    Debt Collections Handbook Australia 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Australia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Australia.

    Debt Collections Handbook Austria 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Austria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Austria.

    Debt Collections Handbook Belgium 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Belgium
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Belgium.

    Debt Collections Handbook Brazil 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Brazil
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Brazil.

    Debt Collections Handbook Bulgaria 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Bulgaria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Bulgaria.

    Debt Collections Handbook Canada 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Canada
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Canada.

    Debt Collections Handbook China 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • China
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in China.

    Debt Collections Handbook Chile 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Chile
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Chile.

    Debt Collections Handbook Croatia 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Croatia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Croatia.

    Debt Collections Handbook Czech Republic 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Czech Republic
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations for debt collections in the Czech Republic.

    Debt Collections Handbook Denmark 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Denmark
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Denmark.

    Debt Collections Handbook Finland 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Finland
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Finland.

    Debt Collections Handbook France 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • France
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in France.

    Debt Collections Handbook Germany 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Germany
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Germany.

    Debt Collections Handbook Greece 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Greece
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Greece.

    Debt Collections Handbook Hong Kong 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Hong Kong
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Hong Kong.

    Debt Collections Handbook Hungary 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Hungary
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Hungary.

    Debt Collections Handbook India 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • India
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in India.

    Debt Collections Handbook Indonesia 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Indonesia
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Indonesia.

    Debt Collections Handbook Ireland 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Ireland
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Ireland.

    Debt Collections Handbook Netherlands 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Netherlands
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations for debt collections in the Netherlands.

    Debt Collections Handbook Poland 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • Poland
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in Poland.

    Debt Collections Handbook UAE 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in the UAE.

    Debt Collections Handbook UK 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • United Kingdom
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in the UK.

    Debt Collections Handbook U.S. 2019

    Debt Collection Reports

    • USA
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    9th September 2019

    Having drawn from the expertise of Atradius Collections' local offices, the International Debt Collections Handbook explains the different regulations and procedures for debt collections in the U.S.

    Country report South Africa 2019

    Country Report

    • South Africa
    • General economic

    6th August 2019

    Economic reforms are urgent, especially improving the governance in state-owned enterprises, as large contingent liabilities are of great concern.

    Market Monitor chemicals Singapore 2019

    Market Monitor

    • Singapore
    • Chemicals/Pharma

    16th July 2019

    In the medium- to long-term low-cost competitors from Asia and the Middle East could seriously challenge Singapore's export-oriented chemicals industry.

    Country Report Mexico 2019

    Country Report

    • Mexico
    • General economic

    7th February 2019

    The economic impact of USMCA on Mexican-US trade is likely to be limited, as it is effectively a small modification of the pre-existing NAFTA agreement.

    Country Report United States 2019

    Country Report

    • USA
    • General economic

    7th February 2019

    Trade policy uncertainty is one of the top risks to US businesses and consumers in 2019 that may bring the next downturn on more quickly than expected.

    Country Report Canada 2019

    Country Report

    • Canada
    • General economic

    7th February 2019

    Despite a forecast growth slowdown in 2019 the economy should still experience positive momentum, with low unemployment and manageable inflation.

    Goodbye NAFTA, hello USMCA

    Economic Note

    • Canada,
    • Mexico,
    • General economic

    3rd December 2018

    The USMCA has finally been signed on November 30, easing short-term uncertainty surrounding North American trade.

    Market Monitor Machines China 2018

    Market Monitor

    • China
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    Despite ongoing growth, there are challenges ahead, as profit margins of businesses decreased in 2017 and H1 of 2018 due to sharply increased input costs.

    Market Monitor Machines France 2018

    Market Monitor

    • France
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    Many producers are under pressure to either expand/grow or refuse orders, while difficulties in hiring skilled staff impacts further business expansion.

    Market Monitor Machines Italy 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Italy
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    As in previous years, competition remains strong in the domestic market, mainly among small and medium-sized machinery companies depending on construction.

    Market Monitor Machines United Kingdom 2018

    Market Monitor

    • United Kingdom
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    A modest insolvency increase is expected in 2019, with businesses related to oil and gas exploration, construction and agricultural markets mainly exposed.

    Market Monitor Machines Belgium 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Belgium
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    The demand situation for Belgian machinery businesses is generally positive, but remains affected by difficulties in some major buyer industries.

    Market Monitor Machines Denmark 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Denmark
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    There is pressure on the profits of turbine manufacturers and their suppliers along the value chain, and further consolidation seems to be likely.

    Market Monitor Machines Germany 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Germany
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    Due to its high export ratio the industry is highly susceptible to rising geopolitical risks, exchange rate volatility, and rising protectionism.

    Market Monitor Machines Singapore 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Singapore
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    Business performance and profit margins of machinery traders could be negatively affected by the ongoing trade dispute between China and the United States.

    Market Monitor Machines Spain 2018

    Market Monitor

    • Spain
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    Due to its high export ratio the industry is highly susceptible to external risks like a deterioration in the Eurozone and rising protectionism.

    Market Monitor Machines USA 2018

    Market Monitor

    • USA
    • Machines/Engineering

    13th November 2018

    Some caution is still advised on businesses dependent on the oil/gas and the mining industry, due to potential impacts of energy price volatility.

    Narrow window of opportunity for Brazil

    Economic Note

    • Brazil
    • General economic

    30th October 2018

    The election of Brazil's new president ends a long period of political uncertainty, but the window for much-needed reform is very narrow.

    Western Europe: an increase in past due B2B invoices

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Austria,
    • Belgium,
    • Construction,
    • Consumer Durables,

    29th October 2018

    After a minor increase from 2016 to 2017, the proportion of past due B2B receivables in Western Europe increased again this year and stands at 41.8%.

    Austria: 100% of respondents reported domestic delays

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Austria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    29th October 2018

    All survey respondents in Austria (100%) reported domestic payment delays. This is the highest percentage in the region, significantly higher than in 2017.

    Belgium: another increase in overdue B2B invoices

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Belgium
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    29th October 2018

    The average proportion of overdue B2B invoices reported by respondents in Belgium increased for the third consecutive year in a row and stands at 45.6%.

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