Debt collection and bankruptcy statistics 2020 The number of debt collections and bankruptcies declined in all regions in 2020
The increase in bankruptcies slowed down in 2022
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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The number of debt collections and bankruptcies declined in all regions in 2020
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Statistique des poursuites et faillites 2020