TITLE

Cash flow growth slows

PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that according to a report by economist Euler Holmes, the financial conditions at companies across the private sector was difficult during the third quarter of the year 2005. Free cash flow increased by just 1.7 percent and profits fell modestly for the first time in almost two years. It was blamed on tough trading conditions and intense competition that encouraged continued price discounting despite sharply rising costs. Payment delays from both British and overseas customers have been blamed for weaker cash flow growths.
ACCESSION #
19317544

 

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