Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about credit insurance, how it works and how it can benefit your business.

What is credit insurance

All about trade credit insurance: Find out about trade credit insurance, how it works and how it can benefit your business.

What is credit risk

All about credit risk: See how a good credit risk management strategy can protect your cash flow and support your business.

Why credit management is important

How effective credit management can prevent late payments and allow you to detect potential non-payment before it becomes a problem.

What is business insurance

Learn how business insurance works and which types are compulsory for businesses in China.

Types of insurance for small business

Learn about the types of insurance for small businesses and how they can prevent a business from failing following an emergency.

What is debt recovery

Learn about business debt recovery and the process of recovering money owed on unpaid invoices.

What is export credit insurance

Find out about export credit insurance, how it works and how it can benefit your business.

What is political risk insurance

How political risk insurance protects your business from non-payment of invoices caused by political events or conflict.

How much does credit insurance cost

The cost of trade credit insurance: Learn how the cost of credit insurance is calculated and how risk affects price.

How can I reduce DSO

Learn how to reduce DSO to positively impact cash flow, reduce the risk of payment default and minimise lost interest.

How can I insure my export trade credit

You can insure your export credit. Also called credit insurance, or trade credit insurance, the cover protects your accounts receivable from the risk of non-payment.

How do you know if a company is failing

Any combination of factors can lead to a business failing - here are our top ten warning signs to look for.

Why do traders take out credit insurance

Why take out a credit insurance policy: Learn about the benefits of credit insurance and how it can protect your business.

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About Atradius China

We provide Credit Management Consulting, Trade Credit Information Reports and Debt Collections for local and international businesses located in China, as well as companies worldwide.

Credit to Cash Briefings

The Atradius Credit-to-Cash Briefings offer free business guidance designed to support you as you manage the day-to-day operation of your business. They include useful checklists.

Risk map

The Risk Map gives an overview of the level of risk associated with countries worldwide. Risk ratings are based on a variety of political and economic factors gathered by our Economic Research Team.


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