Economy

Spanish Business Demographics in 2020
Economy · 26. January 2021
The health crisis caused by COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the Spanish business demographics of 2020. As a consequence, the key indicators used in this study recorded atypical levels.

Opportunities for foreign investors to acquire Vietnamese banks
Economy · 17. December 2020
According to the Vietnam and the European Union Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), within five years of its entry into force, Vietnam is committed to facilitating and allowing EU credit institutions to increase their holdings to 49% of charter capital in two Vietnamese joint stock commercial banks…

Economy · 10. December 2020
The CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) theme is now very much present in the public debate. Extra-financial rating is key to present companies’ actions and approaches but also to help investors differentiate them. That being said, are financial and extra-financial ratings equal?

Economy · 26. November 2020
In the context of Covid-19, consumers and businesses in Asia-Pacific have resorted to digital payments through contactless payment solutions on mobile applications. Visa's recent survey shows that the majority of Asia-Pacific consumers (55%) are likely to…

Economy · 25. November 2020
In total, 5,482 new companies were registered in Q3, representing a 3% year-on- year increase, compared to the same period in 2019. Despite this increase, overall start-up figures for year to date are down 12% when compared to…

Economy · 17. November 2020
In third quarter 2020 payments on-time in Italian Public Administration* has improved of 2.9% versus end 2019 with a 0,5% decrease for strong delays (more than 30 days). This is underlined by a Payment Study released by CRIF (30 September update). Payments done at expiring date in Public Administration are below average of…

Economy · 05. November 2020
This pandemic and the restrictions to contain it have achieved what the passing of the years and other crises have failed to do for many century-old and historic bars: their closure. September brought about a 78% increase in the number of bankruptcies in the hotel and catering industry. Furthermore, this loss cannot be compensated for by entrepreneurial activity, which has not only…

Economy · 03. November 2020
In the last few quarters, there had been a very significant decline in growth starting in early 2020. Based on Statistics Indonesia (BPS) 2020, Indonesia’s economic growth has declined to 2.97% (y-o-y). It deteriorates in line with the COVID-19 pandemic, which hampers all economic activities in Indonesia and the world. Actually, at the beginning of 2020, the economic recovery began to…

Economy · 26. October 2020
In Italy, +21% in serious delays compared to December 2019 but companies invest in their "ecosystem of relationships". Studio Pagamenti 2020 has been a crucial appointment to discuss about data on companies’ payments, essential information to monitor their…

Economy · 21. October 2020
The moratorium on bankruptcy expired on October 6, 2020 and was prolonged by the Russian Government until January 7, 2021. The restrictive measure has been protected 525 thousand companies and 1,6 million sole entrepreneurs from creditors' claims. The next 3 months the moratorium continues to...

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