Debt Collections Handbook Argentina 2018

Debt Collection Reports

  • Argentina
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

24th September 2018

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.

Amicable collections

General information

 

 

 

Handbook Report Page - Amicable Phase

 

 

 

Atradius Collections provides debt collection services with extensive local expertise in order to meet clients’ needs. We contact debtors verbally and in writing with a proactive and objective approach, aiming to maintain the relationships between our clients and their debtors at all times.

Local agents

We work with a range of selected partners to supplement our local knowledge and expertise. They complement our global presence and help us meet our clients’ needs wherever they are located in the world. Our local partners are based in Buenos Aires city. If necessary, we can visit debtors at their own local addresses; however, the travel costs must be covered by the client.

Interest

Usually during the amicable phase, debtors are charged with a rate not exceeding 1% per month. Meanwhile, in order to have the interest paid, the client is obliged to provide an official document such as a debit note.

Debt collection costs

During the amicable phase, this is a matter of negotiation. However, the collection costs cannot be added to a case unless a signed contractual agreement exists between the debtor and the client. From a cultural point of view, Argentinian debtors are not used to paying debt collection costs.

The Debt Collections Handbook presents a snapshot of Argentina's economic situation and it covers the following topics:

  • Legal procedures
  • Interest and costs in the legal phase
  • Insolvency proceedings
  • Time frame and outcome

To read more about steps and procedures undertaken in debt collections in Argentina:

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Disclaimer

The statements made herein are provided solely for general informational purposes and should not be relied upon for any purpose. Please refer to the actual policy or the relevant product or services agreement for the governing terms. Nothing herein should be construed to create any right, obligation, advice or responsibility on the part of Atradius, including any obligation to conduct due diligence of buyers or on your behalf. If Atradius does conduct due diligence on any buyer it is for its own underwriting purposes and not for the benefit of the insured or any other person. Additionally, in no event shall Atradius and its related, affiliated and subsidiary companies be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of the statements made information herein.