The Average Period of Payment to Suppliers (PMP) of the Central Administration has been 31.37 days in September, which means a decrease of 1.26 days compared to August.
The data of the PMP of the Autonomous Communities has been encrypted in September at 41.90 days, 1.73 days more than in August.
Local Entities have a payment term to suppliers of 61.5 days in the third quarter, which represents an increase of 2.46 days compared to the previous quarter. However, 80% of the entities have terms of less than 33 days.
Finally, the PMP registered in the Social Security Funds in the ninth month of the year is 15.76 days. This means a decrease of 1.66 days.
Central Administration Data
The PMP of the Central Administration has been encrypted in 31.37 days in September. This means a decrease of 1.26 days in relation to the previous month.
The ratio of paid transactions has been 31.49 days in September, while the ratio of outstanding transactions has reached 31.20 days.
PMP of the autonomous communities
In the Autonomous Communities, the Average Period of Payment to Suppliers is set in September at 41.90 days.
Regarding its composition, the ratio of operations paid is 31.17 days, and that of operations pending payment is 51.12 days.
This means, with respect to the previous month, that the ratio of paid transactions increases by 2.35 days and the ratio of outstanding transactions to 0.84 days.
Debt of the Autonomous Communities
The amount of the commercial debt of the Autonomous Communities amounts to 4,770.33 million euros, equivalent to 0.38% of the national GDP.
In relation to the commercial debt of the previous month, there has been an increase of 9.39%, equivalent to 409.43 million euros.
Data of the Local Corporations
As for the whole of the Local Corporations (assignment and variables), the Average Period of Payment to Suppliers stands at 61.50 days in the third quarter of the year, 2.46 more days compared to the second quarter of 2019.
It should be taken into account that the average data of the subsector is calculated according to the same methodology established for each local corporation at the individual level, that is, that the days are weighted according to the volume of debt of each entity, so that in The calculation of the PMP has more weight those entities with greater indebtedness with suppliers.
If this method is not used, the simple average of the individual PMPs shows a 33-day data, far from the 61.50 days resulting from applying the methodology as if the subsector were a single entity.
In addition, of the entities that have submitted information in this period, the majority comply with the payment term established by the delinquency regulations. Specifically, 66.22% of the transfer entities (large municipalities with more than 75,000 inhabitants, councils, councils and island councils) and 77.92% of the variables (other municipalities) have an equal PMP during that period. or less than 30 days. With the sample data, it can be affirmed that 80% of the entities that present information have a PMP of less than 33 days.
If entities with an excessive PMP (greater than 60 days), which represent around 10.81% on assignment and 10.64% on variables, are not taken into account, the Average Payment Period would go down to 22, 65 days in September for the entire subsector, an amount within the legal term.
Of the main cities, six have a PMP of more than 30 days, and one, included in the previous group, exceeds 60 days.
The PMP in the Social Security Funds
In the case of Social Security Funds, the September PMP has been set at 15.76 days. Comparing the results with those of the previous month, it is observed that the Average Period of Payment to Suppliers has decreased by 1.66 days.
The ratio of paid transactions has risen to 10.60 days, while the ratio of outstanding transactions has been 38.91 days.