Markets and Regions

Open Account Receivables Financing is in a different stage of maturity across different markets and regions. All these markets have one aspect in common: receivables finance is an excellent tool for financing SMEs and the real economy, thus contributing to the creation of jobs and economic growth. With this learning lab, the WOA community will organize its efforts to collect useful and reliable data. Data that can support the development in new markets and can illustrate the economic impact of receivables financing.


  1. Factoring Update 6 July 2020

  2. Reactions to the Corona Virus Outbreak 2020

  3. Replay and presentations available of the webcast on the impact of COVID on Receivables Finance Industry

  4. Free WOA webcast on Tuesday 16 June at 3:00 pm CEST

  5. Corona Virus: Impact and Futures – A WOA Community Survey

  6. European Commission publishes study on Supply Chain Finance

  7. Receivables Financing and Africa

  8. WOA New Year's Event : 16th of January 2020 at DLA Piper in London

  9. Trade Finance Talks Issue 3 published today

  10. Only two weeks left to register for the WOA Convention!

  11. The Old Co New Co Collect out Trap

  12. West Africa : a market overview

  13. Meet the Experts Part 5 : Invoice Discounting

  14. South Pacific Region: a market overview by Simon Thompson

  15. Meet the Experts Part 4 : Factoring

  16. Emerging and Developing Markets for Factoring - Opportunities and Challenges

  17. Serbia : a market overview

  18. Russia : a market overview

  19. WOA Community Convention 7-8 October

  20. Latam Trade Capital acquires Grupo Factoring de Occidente S.A., furthering Latin America expansion in Colombia and Andean Region

  21. India : a market overview

  22. DLA Piper's Finance Rules of the World now accessible through the WOA platform

  23. EGYPT : a market overview

  24. Bosnia and Herzegovina : Opportunities and Challenges for Factoring

  25. CDC Group joins World of Open Account

  26. EUF publishes updated Whitepaper on the Factoring Industry in Europe

  27. Emerging and Developing Markets for Factoring - Opportunities and Challenges

  28. Seizing Opportunities in Receivables Finance through Innovation

  29. The Physical Supply Chain meets the Financial Supply Chain

  30. GTR US 2019 - Chicago

  31. WOA takes part in EU Workshop on SCF

  32. Setting up and Growing a Receivables Finance Operation

  33. Tennis star Justine Henin Keynote Opening speaker at WOA’s inaugural Conference in Antwerp, 7-8 October 2019

  34. Finalists Announced for GTR UK Export Action Plan Showcase

  35. Survival tips for managing cash flow during the upcoming economic downturn

  36. The Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI) joins WOA

  37. UK ABL under Threat from the return of Government Preference

  38. More free WOA webinars announced

  39. Don't suffer Factoring Fraud

  40. Major Trends in SCF in 2019 : video replay and podcast available

  41. Visolent India joins WOA as Premium Company Member

  42. Octet Europe joins WOA as Company Member

  43. WOA Community welcomes Bibby Financial Services Europe

  44. Dutch Finance Lab joins WOA as Premium Company Member

  45. Innovation Finance UK joins WOA as Premium Company Member

  46. 2019 Trends and Challenges in SCF : join a free WOA e-roundtable on 21 March

  47. The Impact of Brexit on the Factoring Industry, 3 years later.

  48. First WOA Convention announced

  49. Central and Eastern Europe: a fast-growing factoring market

  50. Navigating a World of Increasing Disruption in the Factoring Industry

  51. The Era of Open Banking – Opportunities and Challenges 2019

  52. Asset-based finance helps SMEs to grow and presents clear opportunities for challenger banks

  53. Globalization in transition: The Future of Trade and Value Chains

  54. Perspectives and insights on Asset Based Lending - ABL

  55. Simon Thompson

  56. FactorPlus, Caribbean joins WOA as Premium Company Member

  57. Factoring Survey in EBRD's countries of operation

  58. Legal Considerations for Factors & Receivable Financiers

  59. Who Guards the Guards?

  60. The golden age of UK ABL?

  61. Some interesting reads from PrimaDollar

  62. Factors and Actors : A Global Perspective on the Present, Past and Future of Factoring

  63. WTO working paper on SCF

  64. Highlights of OECD report on financing SMEs and entrepreneurs in 2018

  65. Statistics on factoring and commercial finance in Europe

  66. Introduction to Factoring

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