Atradius Economic Research

Surveys on trade and business trends


How do companies assess their chances and risks in a increasingly challenging environment? Where do new business opportunities exist? What are the major issues in international trade?  In this section you find Atradius surveys, studies and white papers on major developments and future trends in business and world trade.

economic outlook

Economic Research - Weakening euro's effect on the UK market - March 2015

Depreciation of the Euro against the British Pound has made UK products and services less attractive to eurozone buyers. The recent spike in this euro depreciation trend however puts a big stamp on the growing competitive disadvantage of British exports and increases the importance of developing new export opportunities outside of the eurozone. However with growth rates slowing and payment defaults rising in many developing economies exporters will need to proceed cautiously.

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Economic Research - Insolvency Forecast – March 2015

Economic conditions in the Eurozone remain challenging with insolvencies still 70% higher than in 2007 on average. The meagre 7% drop in insolvencies forecast for 2015 highlights little to no improvement for more than half of the countries reviewed and continued caution by consumers and banks.

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Credit management knowledge

Half of total value of

very old B2B receivables

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Payments in Polish

Food sector take

45 on average.

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Asia Pacific: businesses'

concern about  cash flow up

from last year

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Payments in the German food sector

take 30 on average

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