Payments were made 11 days beyond the agreed credit period in January, on average, up from 10 days in December, Business Data Israel said Tuesday.
Average actual credit extended in business sector payments rose to 100 days in January, from 99 in December, as agreed business days remained stable at 89.
The worse payment norms were seen in transportation and moving services, with payments made 42 days beyond the agreed date, followed by the print industry - including newspapers and publishing houses - where payments lagged 39 days. In paper product manufacturing and wholesaling, on the other hand, payments were made only six days late, on average.
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