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Market Monitor Consumer Durables USA April 2018

Market Monitor

  • USA
  • Consumer Durables

4th April 2018

Many long-standing retail chains are highly indebted, often from leveraged buyouts led by private equity firms, while investors reconsider further lending.

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    US: trade credit use on the rise amid economic distress

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • USA
    • Agriculture,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    7th July 2021

    Particularly during times of economic distress, which many businesses have experienced during the pandemic, trade credit can act as an important tool for business growth.

    Mexico: trade credit offered to cement trade relations

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Mexico
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    7th July 2021

    The optimism expressed by the businesses we spoke to in Mexico is good reason for hope.

    Canada: trade credit KPIs hold steady despite recession

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Canada
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Metals,

    7th July 2021

    Canadian businesses were largely downbeat when asked about their outlook for the coming 12 months, lagging far behind their USMCA peers.

    USMCA: late payments affect nearly half of B2B trade

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Canada,
    • Mexico,
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    7th July 2021

    Protection from B2B trade credit risk top future concern for businesses across the USMCA region.

    UAE: DSO upward trend worries businesses

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • United Arab Emirates
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    16th June 2021

    Due to increased costs of managing accounts receivable and a spike in late payments, most of the businesses in the United Arab Emirates are concerned about cash flow levels going forward.

    Indonesia: businesses hit hard by B2B late payments

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Indonesia
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    16th June 2021

    Indonesia’s more liberal trade credit policies in the year following the outbreak of the pandemic have led to an increase in late payments.

    Singapore: signs of market stress among businesses

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Singapore
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    16th June 2021

    Many more businesses in Singapore than in the rest of Asia expressed liquidity concerns over the coming months.

    China: use of credit insurance on the rise

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • China
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    16th June 2021

    Businesses polled in China plan to mitigate customer credit risk associated with B2B trade through a more frequent use of trade credit insurance over the next months.

    Taiwan: export-focused businesses express caution

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Taiwan
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    16th June 2021

    The negative impact on global trade caused by the pandemic has undoubtedly had an effect on Taiwan’s export-driven economy. This may explain why businesses express caution about the coming months.

    Australia: businesses brace for an insolvency surge

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Australia
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    16th June 2021

    Why strategic credit management becomes paramount as Australia prepares to face an upward trend in trade credit risk.

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