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CRIF rate of defaulting debtors

Debtor ratio in Switzerland rises sharply to 6.1%

Across the whole of Switzerland, the ratio of debtors has risen from a level of 5.6% in 2017 to 6.1%.


Study on company foundations

43,419 new companies in 2017

CRIF AG has analyzed the number of companies established from January to December 2017 and the number of companies removed in the same period. The largest percentage net growth of existing companies was recorded in the Lucerne, Uri, Schwyz, Valais, Aargau, Fribourg and Zürich cantons, while Obwalden canton showed a negative balance.


Study on fraud in Swiss online trading

Over 92% of all the traders they surveyed had been affected by fraud.

CRIF SA, in conjunction with the Swiss Association of mail order traders (Verband des Schweizerischen Versandhandels VSV), conducted another online survey in October 2017 of Swiss online and mail order retailers on the subject of fraud. More than 92 percent of the retailers contacted had already been affected at least once by fraud.


  • Zurich, 28 September 2017

    CRIF Update 2017

    The traditional CRIF Update customer event took place in Zurich at the end of September. This tackled topics such as address management, Financial Intermediary Casino and innovations and analyses from CRIF.

  • Zurich, 31 May 2017

    E-Commerce Award 2017

    At this year's E-Commerce Award, CRIF sponsored the B2C-Lifestyle & Hobby category, and was able to hand over the prize to lucky winner Keller Sports GmbH for their web shop

  • Munich, 18 May 2017

    Forum of experts: Innovations in Credit 2017

    This year, the Innovations in Credit forum of experts was run under the motto Digital Disruption in Frankfurt on 18th May 2017. Around 70 experts from the finance industry took up the invitation from CRIF  Germany, Austria and Switzerland to find out more about Digital Disruption.

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  • Zurich, 22 March 2018

    Debtor ratio in Switzerland rises sharply to 6.1%

    CRIF AG has re-calculated the “CRIF Debtor Ratio” in Switzerland*, examining both the individual Cantons and the larger Swiss cities. Across the whole of Switzerland, the ratio of debtors has risen from a level of 5.6% in 2017 to 6.1%. This represents an increase of 0.5% compared with the previous year. It is noticeable from the study that an above-average debtor ratio is displayed by many French-speaking western Cantons and a number of Swiss cities.

  • Bologna, 16 January 2018

    Eugenio Bonomi appointed Chief Executive Officer of CRIF

    CRIF has announced the appointment of Eugenio Bonomi as the company's new Chief Executive Officer. 

  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Bologna (Italy), January 12, 2018

    CRIF acquires Dun & Bradstreet Vietnam and its franchise operations in Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia

    CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information and credit solutions, has announced today the acquisition of all shares in Dun & Bradstreet Vietnam.

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