China is gradually adopting international standards on credit sales which are becoming widespread to meet competition but also due to the cash flow problems of Chinese clients. The trend is also towards improvement with regard to the payment behaviour of companies. But despite these encouraging developments, Chinese companies are expecting the payment situation to worsen in the short-term.
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