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What is Creditors Payment Period
Creditors Payment Period is a term that indicates the time (in days) during which remain current liabilities outstanding (the enterprise use free trade credit).

Creditors Payment Period (or Payables Turnover Ratio,Creditor days) is a term that indicates the time (in days) during which remain current current liabilities outstanding (the enterprise use free trade credit).

Calculation of Creditors Payment Period

Creditors Payment Period = Trade creditors / credit purchases Number of days)

For what to use the Creditors Payment Period in practice?

An indicator measures the average time it takes a company to settle its debts with trade suppliers (accounts payable). Thus, among other things, it gives information about payment habits and also whether a business is taking full advantage of trade credit available. In other words if we do not pay too soon.

In the enterprise it used by CFO in financial ratios.

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