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 - Impact of IS advance Iraq –
August 2014

Although Iraq’s payment capacity is still strong and a collapse of the central government is not likely in the short term, the security situation is precarious.

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Gas Market Outlook – July 2014

Advances in drilling techniques, the shale gas revolution, rising demand in Asia and growing environmental concerns. All of this has created a dynamic global gas market.

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Credit management knowledge

Survey respondents in the

Americas maintain a

strong focus on credit


Read the PPB for the Americas

Over 50% of
very late

payments went uncollected

by business in the Americas

Read the PPB for the Americas

Payments in the Germany

chemical sector take

45 days on average.

Read the latest Market Monitor

Japanese business

insolvencies to level off

in 2014 after decreasing 10.5%

in 2013

Read the Japan country report

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