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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.

Industry Performance Forecast

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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    Italy: trade credit increasingly used to grow sales

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Italy
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    The COVID-19 economic downturn has had a great impact on businesses in Italy. The country endured one of the longest and most stringent lockdowns in Europe.

    Spain: maintaining cash flow is major concern for 2021

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Spain
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    25th November 2020

    Widespread use of credit insurance, combined with anti-insolvency support and legislation, has helped insulate many businesses from the more negative economic impacts of the pandemic.

    Austria: businesses confident in 2021 domestic economy

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Austria
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    Most businesses in Austria express confidence in 2021 domestic economy

    Romania: cost containment is 2021 business concern

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Romania
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    The 2020 forecast downturn in Romania’s economy suddenly accelerated under the lockdown conditions imposed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

    България: платежно поведение при панедмия 2021-облачно

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Bulgaria
    • Agriculture,
    • Automotive/Transport,

    25th November 2020

    The economic growth that Bulgaria had been enjoying last year stalled with the onset of the COVID-19 induced recession. Ongoing economic challenges are causing stress for Bulgaria-based businesses.

    UK: businesses upbeat despite 2021 economic challenges

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • United Kingdom
    • Agriculture,
    • Construction,

    25th November 2020

    Late payments have surged by more than 80% in the UK following the onset of the pandemic and the subsequent recession

    France: customer relations set business tone for 2021

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • France
    • Agriculture,
    • Construction,

    25th November 2020

    Businesses polled in France reported working more closely with B2B customers to develop a proactive approach to credit

    Switzerland: businesses downbeat over global outlook

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Switzerland
    • Automotive/Transport,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    Credit policies remain fairly constant as business continues growth commitments

    The Netherlands: 2021 optimism prevails despite COVID

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Netherlands
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    2020 has been a time of unprecedented uncertainty for businesses in the Netherlands, and 2021 still poses many unanswered questions

    Belgium: businesses cautiously optimistic about 2021

    Payment Practices Barometer

    • Belgium
    • Agriculture,
    • Chemicals/Pharma,

    25th November 2020

    Signs of economic stress visible, although business confidence in Belgium remains fairly strong

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