Category: Eurozone

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COVID-19 and CETA’s third birthday

Does this anniversary bring hope for better outcomes on the other side of the current maelstrom? Hard to believe that

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CORPORATE INSOLVENCIES IN FRANCE

CORPORATE INSOLVENCIES IN FRANCE: MICROENTERPRISES IN THE TROUGH OF THE WAVE While the yellow vests movement did have a strong

Atradius, Eurozone, Front Page, Receivables Insurance

Western Europe: an increase in past due B2B invoices

After a minor increase from 2016 to 2017, the proportion of past due B2B receivables in Western Europe increased again

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France: an increase in payment duration

After an increase from 43.5% in 2017 to 47.5% this year, France has the second highest percentage of overdue B2B

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UK: the highest proportion of overdues in the region

At 48.7%, Great Britain had the highest proportion of past due B2B invoices in Western Europe, significantly higher than the

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Greece: heavily impacted by past due B2B invoices

Despite already posting the highest proportion of uncollectable receivables in the region, Greece’s average rose to 2.8% in 2018 from

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Germany: late payments leading to revenue loss

Of the Western European countries surveyed, Germany had the second highest percentage of respondents (24.7%) who reported revenue loss due

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Brexit: A blind date is better than a bad breakup

The cost of uncertainty regarding Brexit could be as much as -0.1pp of GDP growth per quarter between now and

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Hungary: the most inclined to offer credit terms

In 2018, respondents in Hungary reported a significant increase in DSO and that the proportion of uncollectable B2B receivables also

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Bulgaria: delays caused by insufficient funds

Of the Eastern European countries surveyed, Bulgaria had the highest DSO and 19.8% of respondents expect another slight increase over