Payment Practices Barometer
17th October 2017
Late payments from domestic and foreign B2B customers were reported more frequently by respondents in Singapore than by their peers in Asia Pacific.
Our products and services are designed to provide businesses of all sizes – from SMEs to large corporations - with peace of mind and commercial advantage.
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.
Subscribe to notifications of our Publications. Use our search filter to choose your preferences (country, sector or keyword) and receive weekly emails to alert you when a new report is published.
16th January 2018
Canada's GDP growth is forecast to slow down to about 2% in 2018, due to a slowdown in private consumption and government spending.
Costa Rica’s GDP growth is expected to accelerate driven by private consumption, robust private, public and foreign investment, and further export growth.
Mexico seems to be quite resilient in dealing with the uncertainty brought by the NAFTA renegotiations due to its strong economic fundamentals.
Panama´s economy is small, very open, highly diversified, fully dollarized and highly competitive by regional standards. However, challenges remain.
The US administration´s trade policy remains a downside risk, not just for trading partners, but also for the US economy itself.
11th January 2018
The economic recovery in emerging market economies is expected to continue strengthening in 2018 and these markets could present opportunities for business.
12th December 2017
Due tot the inability to absorb higher input costs and increased pressure on margins, both payment delays and insolvencies have increased in 2017.
The outlook for the Brazilian food sector is benign, due to an ongoing economic rebound and robust demand from China as largest food export market.
Commodity price increases have added pressure on many food manufacturers, stuck between farmers demanding higher prices and powerful retail chains.
Average payment duration in the food sector is 40 days, and the amount of payment delays and insolvencies remains low compared to other Dutch industries.