Despite a minor decrease in overdue B2B invoices, 45.0% of businesses in Eastern Europe reported having to manage the negative impact of payment delays.

In 2018, Atradius Payment Practices Barometer survey respondents from Eastern Europe reported fewer late payments. However, businesses in the region still felt the impact of payment delays. 18.1% of respondents reported that they needed to postpone payments to suppliers while 14.1% experienced revenue loss. The proportion of uncollectable B2B receivables however is stable and bankruptcy remains the main reason for write-offs. 

Read the full Atradius report here: Eastern Europe: 45% of businesses report being impacted