International Debt Collections Handbook

Debt Collection Handbook

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

9th September 2019

International Debt Collections Handbook 2020 - Atradius Collections

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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Industry Performance Forecast

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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    Brexit disrupts UK-EU trade

    Economic research

    • United Kingdom
    • General economic

    10th June 2021

    UK trade is facing a double whammy from Brexit and Covid-19, putting particular strain on trade with the EU.

    Country Report Italy - June 2021

    Country report

    • Italy
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    3rd June 2021

    Italian economy: the 2021 rebound has led to industry performance upgrades, but the outlook for some major sectors remains subdued for the time being.

    Climate change and its impact on country risk

    Economic research

    • Algeria,
    • Angola,
    • General economic

    27th May 2021

    Climate change raises country risk, but offers business opportunities as well.

    Country Report Germany - May 2021

    Country report

    • Germany
    • General economic

    27th May 2021

    German industries performance: metals and steel up one notch, but still elevated credit risk for many automotive and machines businesses.

    Country Report South Africa - May 2021

    Country report

    • South Africa
    • General economic

    26th May 2021

    The square of the circle? Spending needed to tackle unemployment and housing issues, while fiscal curbing is urgent to avoid further rating downgrades.

    Country Report Chile - May 2021

    Country report

    • Chile
    • General economic

    11th May 2021

    The Chilean business environment remains one of the best in the region, but increased policy uncertainty could weigh on the economic outlook.

    Country Report UAE - May 2021

    Country report

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Construction,
    • General economic,

    4th May 2021

    Ongoing rebound, but the credit risk situation of several industries remains strained, in particular in the construction and service sectors.

    Country Report Morocco - April 2021

    Country report

    • Morocco
    • General economic

    14th April 2021

    The economy is forecast to grow about 5% this year. The scope of recovery in Europe as Morocco’s main export market is playing a pivotal role.

    Israel - UAE trade normalisation

    Economic research

    • United Arab Emirates
    • General economic

    1st April 2021

    The recent normalisation of diplomatic and trade relations between Israel and the UAE will unlock mutual trade opportunities

    Country Report Indonesia March 2021

    Country report

    • Indonesia
    • General economic

    30th March 2021

    An economic rebound of more than 4% expected in 2021, but vulnerability to to global financial market turmoil remains an issue


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