China Corporate Payment Survey : Increasing Risks In Supply Chain Disruptions And Rising Raw Material Prices05/11/2022
Coface’s China Corporate Payment Survey 2022, in which 1,000 companies participated, shows that fewer firms encountered payment delays in 2021, but those that did reported longer periods of overdue payments than in the previous year.
Oil prices stabilized around $100 - the highest level since 2014 - are unsurprisingly benefiting the Gulf countries. However, rising agricultural commodity prices are putting upward pressure on consumer price inflation.
Insolvency trends in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region have been subject to various economic conditions, support measures and legal changes over the last two years. Indeed, the Covid-19 pandemic that triggered the economic downturn and officially implemented lockdowns brought concerns not only for the macroeconomic activity but also the companies’ payment liquidity.