The Berne Union is the leading global association for the export credit and investment insurance industry

Our members include government-backed official export credit agencies, multilateral financial institutions, and private credit insurers from 73 countries around the world...

In 2018, Berne Union members provided USD 2.5 trillion of payment risk protection to banks, exporters and investors - equivalent to 13% of world cross border trade for goods and services (calculated with respect to WTO statistics).

This website contains information about our organisation, members, industry and activities.

Latest News

RFP: Consultant Report on Best Practice, Role, Structure and Operations of State-Funded ECAs

15/05/2019
Commissioned by the German Governmental Development Agency and European Commission, with respect to expansion of Greek export base capacity and skills

RFP: Legal Advisory Services in relation to the establishment of an Egyptian ECA

14/05/2019
Central Bank of Egypt is seeking Legal Advisory Services to assist in the establishment of an Egyptian export credit agency. Interested persons should...

Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting

09/05/2019
Over 120 delegates are gathered in Istanbul for the 2019 Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting

Welcome to Etihad Credit Insurance

09/05/2019
Etihad Credit Insurance has joined the Berne Union as an Observer and participant in the Prague Club Committee

Berne Union Presents at Second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing

09/05/2019
Secretary General Vinco David addressed delegates on the role of export credit insurance in the international economic ecosystem

Consulting Opportunity: Operationalisation of Co-Guarantee Platform with AfDB

23/04/2019
The African Development Bank is seeking expressions of interest from senior consultants to develop a business plan for operationalisation of its co-gu...

PRESS RELEASE: Record USD 2.5 trillion of trade and investment supported by Berne Union insurers in 2018

11/04/2019
This amounts to the equivalent of 13% of total world cross-border trade

Documents for Export Credit Direct Lending Knowledge Exchange

11/04/2019
All documents for the meeting on 8th April are now available online

Spring Meeting Kicks off Tomorrow!

07/04/2019
Members of the Berne Union are gathered in Singapore for the 2019 Spring Meeting, which begins on Monday

PRESS RELEASE: 2019 State of the Industry Survey

27/03/2019
Respondents foresee growth in insured trade for 2019, countered by a significant deterioration of the risk environment, and the possibility of a reces...

Upcoming meetings

23-24 May 2019

Reinsurance Specialist Meeting

Pula, Croatia
The 2019 Specialist Meeting on Reinsurance will take place on 23 - 24 May, in Pula, Croatia, ho...
24-25 Jun 2019

Country Risk Specialist Meeting

Bratislava, Slovakia
The Country Risk Specialist Meeting will take place from 24 - 25 June 2019, hosted by Eximbanka...
Event Reg by 23.05.19
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19-20 Sep 2019

SME Specialist Marketing Workshop

Stockholm, Sweden
EKN will be hosting a SME marketing focused workshop in Stockholm from 19 - 20 September
20-24 Oct 2019

Hyderabad Annual General Meeting 2019

Hyderabad, India
The 2019 AGM will take place in October - hosted in Hyderabad by ECGC.