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.

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The Chinese Copper Market - March 2014

The Chinese economy is facing a bumpy road ahead, but the long run outlook remains bright. The potential for future copper demand is also positive.

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Atradius Economic Outlook - November 2013

As the Eurozone crisis abates, focus turns to the US, where recovery has been set back by political wrangling, while a change of plan by the Fed has revealed structural weaknesses in emerging economics.

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Credit management knowledge

Insolvencies in the UK

consumer durables sector

decreased 5% in 2013.

Read the latest Market Monitor


Asia-Pacific: businesses’ 

financial stability challenged

by cash flow in 2013

Read the PPB for Asia-Pacific



30% of total volume of  B2B

invoices paid late


Read the PPB for Asia-Pacific


Payment behaviour

in Asia-Pacific has


Read the PPB for Asia-Pacific


Insolvencies in the Italian

consumer durables sector

to level off in 2014

Read the latest Market Monitor


German business

insolvencies to level off

in 2014 after decreasing 8% in 2013

Read the Germany country report

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