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China: Increase in trade credit risk on the horizon?

Payment Practices Barometer

  • China
  • Automotive/Transport,
  • Consumer Durables,

20th May 2019

Survey respondents in China expect trade credit risk to increase over the coming months. Find out more about their business challenges going forward.

Practical Trading information

Advice on trading opportunities including the documents: Export Practice, Credit-to-Cash Briefings and the Atradius Risk Map.

Industry Performance Forecast

An at-a-glance summary graphic of the business performance and credit risk situation of key industries in major markets.

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    Peronists back in power, herculean task ahead

    Economic Note

    • Argentina
    • General economic

    5th November 2019

    Regaining investors’ trust will be key to Fernández’s success in reinvigorating the Argentinian economy, but it is not the only thing.

    Cyprus country update October 2019

    Economic Note

    • Cyprus
    • General economic

    22nd October 2019

    Cyprus's economy is on solid ground but crisis legacies persist.

    Ireland: default risk soars on vague economic outlook

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Ireland
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    22nd October 2019

    Ireland’s highly open economy is cooling off and demand in export markets is set to remain weak while the domestic economy faces increasing capacity constraints and lower government spending.

    Spain: sign of recovery from high level of insolvencies

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Spain
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    22nd October 2019

    Economic growth in Spain is expected to be strong this year (2.3%), although slightly lower than last year.

    Switzerland: number of insolvencies grow

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Switzerland
    • Agriculture,
    • Consumer Durables,

    22nd October 2019

    In 2019, another 4% increase is expected in Swiss insolvencies.

    Sweden: navigating through challenging economic times

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Sweden
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    22nd October 2019

    Another 3% increase in insolvencies, following those recorded in the past couple of years, is expected this year in Sweden.

    Austria: insolvencies expected to increase

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Austria
    • Agriculture,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    22nd October 2019

    This year, Austria’s economic expansion is expected to decelerate to around 1.5%, due to weaker exports, decreasing investment and lower industrial production growth.

    Denmark: businesses safeguard cashflow

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Denmark
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    22nd October 2019

    Economic growth in Denmark is forecast to increase to 2% this year.

    Belgium: trade credit risk outlook increasingly fragile

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Belgium
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    22nd October 2019

    Economic growth in Belgium is expected to slowdown to 1.2% this year and in 2020.

    Greece: do businesses manage receivables strategically?

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Greece
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    22nd October 2019

    Economic growth in Greece is projected to reach approximately the level of 2% in 2019 and 2020.

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