Overview of payment practices by market

Payment Practices Barometer | Americas

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David Huey, Atradius Regional Director for the USA, Canada and Mexico

Country overview


Businesses face challenging economic times

The Brazilian economy is going through a significantly challenging phase, which is severely affecting business and consumer sentiment.


Is the economic outlook really less gloomy?

The Canadian economy continues to operate near its potential and the composition of growth is more balanced.


Weaker growth, stronger credit risk perception

Although Mexico is well-positioned to withstand shocks, as its external finances remain strong, the country’s economic outlook is weakening.


Signs of heightening trade credit risk

Despite solid fundamentals, underpinned by persistently strong household and business confidence, clouds are developing over the U.S. economy.

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