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Bankruptcy Statistics 2017 New record for bankruptcy proceedings opened in 2017

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Bankruptcies rose for the third year running: a first in the current time series

Neuch√Ętel, 29 March 2018 (FSO) - In 2017, the number of bankruptcy proceedings opened by businesses and persons was at its highest since 2008, whereas the total financial losses resulting from liquidation proceedings reached their lowest level since 1994. These are the latest findings from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO) on the debt collection and bankruptcy statistics.

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