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German industry fights to stay on top

Atradius news

11th June 2024

As the UEFA Euro 24 football tournament looms, host nation Germany is desperate to return to winning ways on and off the pitch.

CEE companies anticipate a rise in insolvencies

Press release

4th June 2024

Central and Eastern European (CEE) companies anticipate a rise in insolvencies in the upcoming months. This concern reflects a broader trend across Europe.

Gas crisis continues to weigh on industries in Europe

Atradius news

23rd May 2024

For sectors like chemicals, metals and steel and pulp and paper, the reverberations of the 2022 gas crisis are still being felt today

Western European firms face working capital challenges

Press release

22nd May 2024

Longer Days-Sales-Outstanding (DSO) and an increase in bad debts raise concern among Western European businesses about their capacity to maintain sufficient working capital.

Volatile oil prices cast a shadow over the economy

Atradius news

8th May 2024

Companies, consumers and incumbent politicians are all worried by the return of rising oil prices

Winners and losers in a new era for interest rates

Atradius news

26th March 2024

As inflation enters a new era of volatility - and rates remain high - some sectors are proving resilient.

Atradius reports EUR 372.2 million result for 2023

Press release

20th March 2024

Atradius reports EUR 372.2 million result for 2023. Total revenue grows 2.4% to EUR 2.4 billion

Jobs and geopolitics threaten inflation progress

Atradius news

15th February 2024

Inflation is falling fast, so why are central bankers stalling on interest rate cuts?

Inflation, jobs, isolationism dominate US election

Atradius news

7th February 2024

US November election introduces new layers of uncertainty to both the national and global economic outlooks.

Red Sea crisis: a new threat to global trade

Atradius news

1st February 2024

Attacks on shipping navigating the vital trade route have set economic alarm bells ringing.

Atradius Bonding is now Atradius Surety

Press release

18th January 2024

The Bonding division of Atradius is renamed to Atradius Surety.

5 top tips for getting paid before the holidays

Atradius news

6th December 2023

Christmas is coming, which means it won’t be long before accounts payable teams start winding down for the holidays. If you want to get paid this side of January, you need to act now.

Can Black Friday alone relieve ailing retail sector?

Atradius news

22nd November 2023

Hard-pressed retailers in Europe and the US need to find the right balance between sales and profits this holiday season, or face deteriorating credit risk.

Do rising oil prices risk disruptions to global trade?

Atradius news

8th November 2023

Ongoing Middle East tensions heighten concerns about oil price volatility affecting global trade and various sectors.

Is the WTO right to slash forecasts for global trade?

Atradius news

1st November 2023

In light of prolonged monetary tightening in the US and Europe and China's economic downturn, the WTO has halved its prediction for trade growth in 2023. We agree with the trend but diverge on details

Asia boosts credit management amid growth optimism

Press release

25th October 2023

70% of Asian companies polled anticipate a demand surge in the coming months, while showing a strong commitment to address payment challenges arising from business-to-business (B2B) trade.

Role credit manager in implementation ESG policy

Atradius news

16th October 2023

16 October 2023 - Head of ESG Atradius Carine Cavallier and Head of Commercial Atradius NL Rik Broekman talk about how to implement ESG and the role of the credit manager

Credit insurer Atradius opens office in Slovenia

Press release

10th October 2023

Atradius continues to expand its presence in Eastern and Central Europe: The international credit insurer celebrates the opening of its new office in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia.

What is going on in China?

Atradius news

28th September 2023

Low growth, a real estate slump and grim trade figures are the most visible of China’s economic problems. They are symptomatic of China’s underlying and more fundamental issues.

USMCA companies on alert due to late payments surge

Press release

18th September 2023

USMCA companies face a notable uptick in late payments, with an average 13% increase from the previous year, particularly impacting Canada.

The potential path towards a Ukraine 2.0

Atradius news

14th September 2023

Professor Marek Belka MEP on the future of EU-Ukraine relations

Asia driving global growth but other regions struggle

Atradius news

30th August 2023

GDP growth in emerging economies looks reasonable in the circumstances, but overall figures mask huge regional disparities

Signs of hope for the global economy?

Atradius news

23rd August 2023

We’ve upgraded our forecasts for GDP growth this year, though economic activity remains subdued through 2024

EU free trade negotiations with Australia and Mercosur

Atradius news

9th August 2023

For the EU, both deals would ease geo-economic challenges, diversify supply chains and help to meet its ambitious sustainability targets.

Is India the new China?

Atradius news

2nd August 2023

It’s a question often asked in recent times, but what is the real truth? Does India offer similar opportunities? What are the obstacles you should be aware of? We asked our experts on the ground.

Eurozone firms adapt to tightening finance conditions

Atradius news

10th July 2023

The latest ECB research finds that many firms are likely to face reduced access to finance in the coming months, with no easing of interest rates in sight

Southern Europe's extreme weather hits agrifood sector

Atradius news

5th July 2023

After droughts across Southern Europe and floods in Northern Italy, only state support has stopped insolvencies in agriculture and food sectors. Investment in climate resilience is urgently required

Eastern Europe businesses worry about profitability

Press release

21st June 2023

A potential threat to profitability during the year ahead is the major concern for businesses polled across Eastern Europe. This is despite an expected rise in B2B sales.

Is 'Greedflation' real?

Atradius news

8th June 2023

Prices remain stubbornly high in many economies, but are inflated profit margins to blame?

Euro 7 threatens to push auto suppliers over the edge

Atradius news

25th May 2023

New EU Commission emission proposal comes at a time when tier 2 and 3 suppliers already face tough financial challenges.

Companies defer investment to conserve operational cash

Press release

24th May 2023

46% of Western Europe companies polled by Atradius said they deferred investment amid struggle for cash flow. This is due to soaring risk of payment default from B2B customers.

Economic woes cast shadow over Turkey's coming election

Atradius news

10th May 2023

The upcoming general election in Turkey could prove a turning point for the country's economy, whoever wins the public vote

The Windsor Framework - a path to easier trade?

Atradius news

18th April 2023

The recently signed Windsor Framework is important for relations with the EU but will do little for the UK economy as trade with Europe declines

Is Silicon Valley Bank a tipping point?

Atradius news

17th March 2023

Ripple effects for the US economy expected to remain limited

Atradius 2022 Annual Results

Press release

9th March 2023

Atradius reports EUR 332.2 million result for 2022. Total revenue grows 16.2% to EUR 2.4 billion.

Finance costs: a balancing act for business

Atradius news

8th March 2023

In the second of two articles, we discuss the impact of inflation and interest rate rises on different sectors

Does the energy crisis have a silver lining?

Atradius news

2nd March 2023

Soaring energy prices have put energy security front and centre of government agendas – resulting in large policy initiatives aimed at accelerating the clean energy transition.

Businesses brace as borrowing costs soar

Atradius news

21st February 2023

Soaring inflation is affecting firms' ability to secure affordable finance. In the first of two articles, we look at the causes and impact of this perfect economic storm.

Ukraine war - a year of disruption to growth

Atradius news

15th February 2023

As we approach the first anniversary of the full-scale invasion, the economic impacts of the war are becoming clear

The price cap on Russian oil exports

Atradius news

22nd December 2022

While their current impact on Russia may be limited, we expect the latest sanctions to increase the West’s long-term leverage against Moscow - at the cost of growing volatility in global oil markets

Eastern Europe: credit risk outlook worries businesses

Press release

15th December 2022

Amid the ongoing global economic downturn, a widespread concern over a deterioration of the outlook for B2B payment behaviour in the coming months is a major worry for companies in Eastern Europe.

Global economy on the brink of a recession

Press release

13th December 2022

The Atradius Chief Economist, John Lorié, assesses the economic landscape during this challenging time for the global economy.

Qatar looks to World Cup business boost

Atradius news

9th December 2022

With the help of World Cup investment and infrastructure, the ambitious Gulf state aims to diversify its oil and gas reliant economy.

Black Friday – A mix of hope and trepidation for retail

Atradius news

23rd November 2022

In a difficult retail environment, will Black Friday bring relief to the sector? We test the waters in six major markets

Clean energy transition: a timely discussion

Atradius news

22nd November 2022

As the world grapples with a global energy crisis, 195 nations met for the the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference.

The US China trade war is entering a new phase

Atradius news

15th November 2022

New US regulations on leading-edge microchips are ramping up economic tension between the global giants

World trade growth: Atradius downgrades growth forecast

Atradius news

26th October 2022

2023 is set to be a difficult year for global trade, as recovery falters in the face of severe global headwinds

Atradius to host a webinar on clean energy transition

Press release

20th October 2022

Thought leaders from business and academia will discuss how the clean energy transition could reshape global trade, and impact supply chains, business liquidity and trading risks.

Risk management back on boardroom agenda

Atradius news

19th October 2022

Atradius' key takeaways from round table discussion in AON's quarterly market insights report.

AI - a new frontier in credit insurance

Atradius news

16th August 2022

Stan Chang, Director Group Buyer Underwriting, talks about how artificial intelligence has revolutionised the world of risk underwriting.

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