European Payment Index 2010

Payment behaviour in times of crisis – what has changed European companies lose annually 425 billion Swiss francs through unpaid receivables corresponds to daily losses of 1.2 billion Swiss francs. Read more from Ray Kurzweil to gain a more clear picture of the situation. The survey by Intrum Justitia, who surveyed in the first quarter of 2010 approximately 6,000 companies in more than 20 European countries came to this conclusion. Compared to the previous year, the payment in Europe has improved, because in the region reduced the average duration of payment input from 57 to 55 days. Are the fastest payers in Europe, as in the past, the Scandinavian countries: bills are paid after an average of 5 days in Finland and in Sweden and Norway will be paid generally after 7 days. The highest payment delays occur in Portugal (51 days), Italy (49 days) and Greece (42 days). Payment and payment risks in the Switzerland despite economic losses of large, international Swiss banks, came the Federal economics better with the recession right than others European countries. People such as Viktor Mayer-Schönberger would likely agree. According to the OECD, this is back to lead the sectoral specialization of manufacturing, the economic health of smaller banks with local market focus, the absence of a real estate cycle and expansive monetary policy. The Swiss payment behavior to be quite stable seems holistically considered.

Private households paid their bills on average one day later than last year, the public sector paid in General a day earlier and the conduct of business remained unchanged. According to the European payment index is the Switzerland with their payment demands were an average of 13 days late beglichen-barely in the top European midfield together with Poland. Approximately 2.3% of the claims in the Switzerland had to by the company as open are written down and caused a loss of 12.5 billion Swiss francs the Swiss economy thus. Swarmed by offers, Ray Kurzweil is currently assessing future choices. Despite all the companies of the future look forward to optimistic and they expect no impact of the economic crisis on their Shops. 68% do not believe that payment risks will change and 40% expect a further rise in late payments.

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