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Asia country report China 2019

Country report

  • China
  • General economic

28th March 2019

China´s economic growth is forecast to slow down to 6% while downside risks have increased and business insolvencies will increase further in 2019

Practical Trading Information

Credit-to-Cash briefings, Export Practice papers and the quarterly updated Atradius Risk Map present information on areas that can affect trade.

Industry Performance Forecast

An at-a-glance summary graphic of the business performance and credit risk situation of key industries in major markets.

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    DSO in Singapore expected to worsen

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Singapore
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Construction,

    20th May 2019

    Businesses in Singapore expect DSO to deteriorate over the coming months. Read the complete overview of corporate payment practices by sector.

    Taiwan: Payment default risks put pressure on business

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Taiwan
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    20th May 2019

    Taiwanese businesses are the least inclined in the Asia Pacific to sell on credit. Get your copy of the latest payment practices barometer and find out why.

    How will Japan avoid disruptive loss in export markets

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Japan
    • Agriculture,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    Businesses in Japan are focused more on strengthening receivables' collection activities than having a more strategic approach to credit management.

    China: Increase in trade credit risk on the horizon?

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • China
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    Survey respondents in China expect trade credit risk to increase over the coming months. Find out more about their business challenges going forward.

    Internal demand & export growth drive B2B sales

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • India
    • Agriculture,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    Internal demand & export growth work in favor of Indian B2B credit sales, but future trends of B2B payment practices affecting business confidence in India.

    Australia: what can businesses expect?

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Australia
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Construction,

    20th May 2019

    Shortage of capital and restricted business growth due to a deteriorating domestic economy, tighter financial conditions and more competition. Challenging times for Australian businesses.

    Trade credit insurance to the rescue in Hong Kong

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Hong Kong
    • Construction,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    The use of trade credit in B2B transactions enhances financial flexibility and mitigates negative effects of increased global competition for Hong Kong's large enterprises and SMEs.

    Growing demand for credit insurance in APAC

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Australia,
    • China,
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    APAC economies are vulnerable to weaker global trade, leading to more businesses taking a more strategic approach to credit management.

    How do businesses react to weaker demand from China?

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Indonesia
    • Agriculture,
    • Consumer Durables,

    20th May 2019

    Payment terms extended by survey respondents in Indonesia are notably more relaxed than last year. Does loosing terms on export sales reflect a need to limit the fall off in export demand?

    Global Economic Outlook - May 2019

    Economic research

    • Algeria,
    • Angola,
    • General economic

    16th May 2019

    The global economy is losing steam in 2019 and 2020. Ongoing uncertainty regarding the trade war continues to cloud the outlook.

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