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Payment Practices Barometer Eastern Europe 2016

Payment Practices Barometer

  • Czech Republic,
  • Hungary,
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

19th May 2016

The economy in Eastern Europe is forecast to continue growing 1.1% this year. However, trade credit risk from foreign late payment is on the rise.

Trading Briefs

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

Industry Performance Forecast

Access a snapshot of the credit risk situation and business performance of 14 major industries in more than 30 countries. The forecast is based on the assessment of Atradius underwriters.

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Payment Practices Barometer Eastern Europe 2016

Payment Practices Barometer

  • Czech Republic,
  • Hungary,
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

19th May 2016

The economy in Eastern Europe is forecast to continue growing 1.1% this year. However, trade credit risk from foreign late payment is on the rise.

Payment Practices Barometer Czech Republic 2016

Payment Practices Barometer

  • Czech Republic
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

19th May 2016

Respondents in the Czech Republic (46.5%) seem to be most convinced that domestic B2B customers use outstanding invoices for their financial advantage.

Payment Practices Barometer Hungary 2016

Payment Practices Barometer

  • Hungary
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

19th May 2016

Hungarian respondents (76%) seem to be the hardest hit by late payment of domestic invoices due to customers’ insufficient funds (64% in Eastern Europe).

Payment Practices Barometer Poland 2016

Payment Practices Barometer

  • Poland
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

19th May 2016

More respondents in Poland (around 30%) than in Eastern Europe (around 20%) are concerned about a worsening of the DSO figure over the next 12 months.

Payment Practices Barometer Slovakia 2016

Payment Practices Barometer

  • Slovakia
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

19th May 2016

30% of respondents in Slovakia (18% in Eastern Europe) consider maintaining adequate cash flow as the biggest challenge to business profitability in 2016.

Payment Practices Barometer Turkey 2016

Payment Practices Barometer

  • Turkey
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

19th May 2016

Turkey has the highest domestic payment default rate in Eastern Europe, with 61.1% of the total value of domestic B2B invoices paid late (55.2% in 2015).

A closer look at corporate debt in EMEs

Economic research

  • Brazil,
  • China,
  • General economic

5th May 2016

Atradius explores how rising corporate debt in EMEs affects corporate creditworthiness and identifies the most exposed countries and vulnerable sectors.

Country Report Austria 2016

Country report

  • Austria
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

28th April 2016

In 2015, Austrian business insolvencies decreased by 5%. However, in 2016 the pace of corporate insolvency decrease is expected to slow down to just 2%.

Country Report Belgium 2016

Country report

  • Belgium
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

28th April 2016

In Belgium, business failures are expected to decline by 7% in 2016. The level of corporate insolvencies will still be higher compared to 2008 levels.

Country Report Denmark 2016

Country report

  • Denmark
  • Agriculture,
  • Automotive/Transport,

28th April 2016

The Danish economy is expected to grow 1.4% in 2016 spurred by improved investment and growing exports. Danish exporters will benefit from rising demand.

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