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The growing trend in emerging markets (EMs) for businesses and consumers to move away from using cash and use alternative payment options and even virtual currencies promises benefits for the economic health of these regions.
With deflation increasingly likely and many of its key economies still struggling to achieve growth, the picture from the eurozone remains bleak. Speakers at the UK’s Institute of Economic Affairs’ (IEA) annual ‘State of the Economy’ conference in London considered the region’s prospects.
The US economy is picking up steam, yet smaller businesses often still have problems in accessing loans from banks and credit unions. Asset-based lending (ABL) offers a valuable alternative for companies of all sizes.
Smaller firms increasingly have ambitions to expand internationally and develop overseas markets. Conducting some basic research on their potential new customers at the outset can help reduce the problem of late payments resulting.