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8th June 2023
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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.