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Market Monitor Metals and Steel Canada 2019

Market Monitor

  • Canada
  • Metals,
  • Steel

26th November 2019

The sector benefits from the lift of US import tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminium, with profit margins of steel businesses expected to improve again.

Trading Briefs

Atradius know-how on trading opportunities including the documents: Export Practice, Credit-to-Cash Briefings and the Atradius Risk Map.

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Consultez une photographie des risques et performances des principaux secteurs d'activité dans plus de 30 pays. Cette analyse s'appuie sur les informations collectées par les arbitres d'Atradius.

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    USMCA: late payments affect nearly half of B2B trade

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Canada,
    • Mexico,
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    7th July 2021

    Protection from B2B trade credit risk top future concern for businesses across the USMCA region.

    Mexico: trade credit offered to cement trade relations

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Mexico
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    7th July 2021

    The optimism expressed by the businesses we spoke to in Mexico is good reason for hope.

    Canada: trade credit KPIs hold steady despite recession

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Canada
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Metals,

    7th July 2021

    Canadian businesses were largely downbeat when asked about their outlook for the coming 12 months, lagging far behind their USMCA peers.

    US: trade credit use on the rise amid economic distress

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • USA
    • Agriculture,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    7th July 2021

    Particularly during times of economic distress, which many businesses have experienced during the pandemic, trade credit can act as an important tool for business growth.

    Indonesia: businesses hit hard by B2B late payments

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Indonesia
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    16th June 2021

    Indonesia’s more liberal trade credit policies in the year following the outbreak of the pandemic have led to an increase in late payments.

    China: use of credit insurance on the rise

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • China
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    16th June 2021

    Businesses polled in China plan to mitigate customer credit risk associated with B2B trade through a more frequent use of trade credit insurance over the next months.

    Singapore: signs of market stress among businesses

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Singapore
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    16th June 2021

    Many more businesses in Singapore than in the rest of Asia expressed liquidity concerns over the coming months.

    Asia: half of all credit sales overdue during pandemic

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • China,
    • Hong Kong,
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    16th June 2021

    One year into the pandemic, businesses polled in Asia told us they experienced serious setbacks to growth and needed to take several measures to face the changed economic and trade circumstances.

    Hong Kong: businesses brace for challenges ahead

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Hong Kong
    • Consumer Durables,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    16th June 2021

    Hong Kong businesses brace for challenges as they begin to emerge from a tough period of economic contraction.

    Taiwan: export-focused businesses express caution

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Taiwan
    • Chemicals/Pharma,
    • Electronics/ICT,

    16th June 2021

    The negative impact on global trade caused by the pandemic has undoubtedly had an effect on Taiwan’s export-driven economy. This may explain why businesses express caution about the coming months.

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