The number of debt collections and bankruptcies declined in all regions in 2020

Neuchâtel, 07.04.2021 - In 2020, the total number of bankruptcy proceedings opened against businesses and individuals declined by 6.6% compared with 2019. Among the regions, the greatest decrease was seen in Ticino (–18.2%). The number of bankruptcy proceedings closed were part of the same overall dynamic. During the same period, debt collection proceedings declined the most. These are some of the latest findings from the debt collection and bankruptcy statistics from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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