TITLE

Credit Insurance in Poland

AUTHOR(S)
Konieczka, Jaroslaw
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues related to credit insurance in Poland. Credit insurance started to develop in Poland in the early 1990s and though only 5% of all transactions are currently insured, compared with 26% in neighboring Germany, growth in the sector is quite substantial, running at about 30% to 40% each year. The Polish credit insurance market is currently estimated to be worth $54 million in annual premium. The country already plays host to most of the major international credit insurers, including Euler Hermes and Coface.
ACCESSION #
17317742

 

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