Zależności miedzy wykorzystaniem kredytu handlowego i bankowego w świetle teorii i badań
Relationships Between the Use of Trade Credit and Bank Credit in the Light of Theories and Research
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This article deals with the problems related to the use of trade credit in financing business operation against the background of the other source of external capital – bank credit. The article is a review of selected literature on the relationship between the two above-mentioned forms of financing. Analysing the literature of the subject, one can conclude that trade credit can be a substitute for bank credit. There are also a growing number of publications that pinpoint an informational role of trade credit, which can be used by banks to update their assessment of the creditworthiness of a business. For the sake of topicality, special emphasis has been paid to the relationship between the use of trade credit and bank credit in selected cases of financial crisis.
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