Also, the data collected by Intrum Justitia 2011 for the first time to the individual aspect of growth inhibitor”show that 23 percent of the surveyed entrepreneurs keep this danger for significant. “The risk index 2011 Germany” provided data on the main causes of outstanding payments. “This relatively minor are the changes to the previous two years: 77 percent said that the debtor due to its own financial difficulties were not solvent, at least expecting 65 percent of entrepreneurs but intentional delay of payment”. Other factors, including disputes between debtors and creditors, or administrative inefficiency”less heavily in the weight according to the study by Intrum Justitia. Nevertheless, the expectations of entrepreneurs on the future development remained largely positive. “As the risk index 2011 Germany” shows only 21 percent expected in the period with a further aggravation of the situation; This value was 42 percent in the previous year. 12 percent of the study participants expected even with a downward trend of payment risk (2010: 4 percent), as Intrum Justitia was able to ascertain.

Intrum Justitia starts off immediately with the collection of data for the European payment index 2012 “. Through participation in the study, companies help to document the development of payment behavior in Europe and understanding of potential risks. The data submission deadline is March 7, 2012. For more information about Intrum Justitia as well as the questionnaire for the European payment index 2012 “as a download, see epi or. “” “About the risk index 2011 Germany” for the annual risk index “Intrum Justitia analyses within the framework of the Pan-European study of European payment index” records from companies from 25 countries. The basis of the information obtained in this way and to statistical and economic data “for the country risk index Germany”, provides the facts and figures about the payment default risk in the German economy.