In fiscal year [insert last complete fiscal year], what percentage, as a proportion of the value of total annual purchases of material inputs or services, were:
Paid for before the delivery?
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
READ THE FOLLOWING TO THE RESPONDENT BEFORE PROCEEDING: I would like to ask you a few questions about how you finance the operations of this establishment.
The questions refer to an establishment's ability to provide and be provided trade credit arrangements with suppliers and customers. a. Paid before delivery means the invoice was paid before the shipment arrived. b. Paid for on delivery means that the payment was made at the time the shipment arrived. c. Paid for after delivery means that the payment was made at some period after the shipment had arrived.