The ongoing debt crisis in Europe continues to spread to the point where even the powerful German manufacturing sector is starting to take a hit. FCIB Global Conference Speaker Ludovic Subran, of Euler Hermes, noted this is likely to push bankruptcies much higher in a number of economies there.

Subran noted that projections show low growth, if any, in most European Union member economies over the next two years. As such, it leads to the question: How long can they survive these very low levels of demand? The answer for many companies simply is not very long.

Source: National Association of Credit Management