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 - Cheap oil. Good news – for most   –  December 2014

Energy consuming industries such as chemicals, transport and agriculture expected to benefit from lower oil prices. 

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economic outlook

Economic Research - Risk to Global Economic Outlook for 2015 increasing – December 2014

Global economic growth was weaker than expected over the past six months, but is forecast to regain some strength next year.

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Credit management knowledge

Japanese business

insolvencies to level off

in 2014 after decreasing 10.5%

in 2013

Read the Japan country report

Insolvencies in the US

chemicals sector

expected to decrease 5% in 2014.

Read the latest Market Monitor

Half of total value of

very old B2B receivables

lost by businessess in Asia Pacific

Read the PPB for Asia Pacific

Payments in the Germany

chemical sector take

45 days on average.

Read the latest Market Monitor

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