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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.

Debt Collections Reports

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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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    USMCA: late payments rise as pandemic recession bites

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Canada,
    • Mexico,
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    8th July 2020

    The annual survey of B2B payments behaviour in the USMCA reveals a huge rise in the total value of long overdue invoices

    US: business environment strained by cash flow issues

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • USA
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    8th July 2020

    Pandemic-induced cash flow pressure on US businesses is reflected by widespread deterioration of B2B customer credit risk

    Canada: late payments growth knocks business confidence

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Canada
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    8th July 2020

    Additional time is needed to fully assess the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Canadian economy

    Mexico: doubling of write-offs, deep economic stress?

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Mexico
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    8th July 2020

    It is difficult to pin down predictions over the ultimate impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Mexican economic system

    Country Report Argentina 2020

    Country report

    • Argentina
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    2nd July 2020

    The economic contraction will deepen and last longer, while a debt restructuring settlement has not yet been reached

    Country Report Singapore 2020

    Country report

    • Singapore
    • Consumer Durables,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    30th June 2020

    The economic contraction will lead to a sharp increase in business insolvencies.

    Global Economic Outlook - June 2020

    Economic research

    • Algeria,
    • Angola,
    • General economic

    25th June 2020

    The rapid spread of Covid-19 across the globe is taking a heavy economic toll on both advanced and emerging economies. Lockdowns reduce consumption opportunities and create supply-side shocks.

    Country Report China 2020

    Country report

    • China
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Consumer Durables,

    24th June 2020

    A sharp economic growth slowdown in 2020, with more downside risks on the horizon.

    Country Report South Korea 2020

    Country report

    • South Korea
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    24th June 2020

    A recession in 2020 despite massive stimulus measures.

    Country Report India 2020

    Country report

    • India
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    24th June 2020

    The repercussions of coronavirus have hit an already weakening economy.

    Country Report Indonesia 2020

    Country report

    • Indonesia
    • Consumer Durables,
    • Metals,

    24th June 2020

    Private consumption and exports are expected to deteriorate sharply in 2020.

    India: bleak outlook for credit risk in B2B trade

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • India
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    10th June 2020

    Business performance and credit risk has deteriorated in all main industries in India, thus worsening the insolvency outlook this year.

    UAE: clouds over the economic outlook

    Payment Practices Barometer

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

    10th June 2020

    Like all economies around the world, the UAE is dealing with an unprecedented disruption of business activity and tourism

    Indonesia: economic outlook appears highly uncertain

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Indonesia
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    10th June 2020

    The global economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus pandemic has severely affected Indonesia’s economic performance.

    Taiwan: shifting trend in B2B trade credit use

    Payment Practices Barometer

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

    10th June 2020

    The impact of pandemic on its main export destinations is putting pressure on the external trade flows of Taiwan’s export reliant economy.

    China: greater role for B2B trade credit

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • China
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Consumer Durables,

    10th June 2020

    In the current challenging economic times, it is essential for Chinese businesses focus on strengthening their customer credit risk management and debt collection processes.

    Hong Kong: stronger focus to credit management

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Hong Kong
    • Consumer Durables,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    10th June 2020

    Hong Kong businesses strengthened their credit risk management processes in order to better handle the risk of liquidity constraints due to the pandemic-induced economic crisis.

    Singapore: businesses face worsening payment practices

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Singapore
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    9th June 2020

    Singapore’s economy is strongly dependent on international trade and highly integrated in the Asian supply chain. This makes it highly vulnerable to changes in the global trading environment

    Country Report Thailand 2020

    Country report

    • Thailand
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Electronics/ICT

    3rd June 2020

    After a weak performance in 2019, the Thai economy is facing major challenges this year, as exports and tourism have severely declined

    Country Report Brazil 2020

    Country report

    • Brazil
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    12th May 2020

    A severe economic downturn and elevated risk of fiscal sustainability, but still resistant to major shocks.

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