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 2017, Berne Union members provided USD 2.3 trillion of payment risk protection to banks, exporters and investors - equivalent to 14% 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

July BUlletin Published

17/07/2018
IWG | 2H 2018 Risk Outlook | Trade Wars | Regulation and more...

Berne Union forms Strategic Partnership with Oxford Analytica

12/07/2018
Oxford Analytica is an internationally renowned thought leader in global geopolitical and macroeconomic analysis

Job Vacancy: Committee Support Manager / Associate Director

04/06/2018
A position is available to join the Secretariat as the Manager responsible for the Investment Insurance Committee

April BUlletin Published

27/04/2018
This edition focuses on the link between trade and economic growth and collaborative approaches to sustainable development

IfTI Global Symposium Registration

18/04/2018
June meeting exploring innovation in export credit and development finance, hosted by the Institute for Trade and Innovation at Offenburg University, ...

14% of global cross-border trade supported in 2017 by export credit and investment insurers

21/03/2018
Berne Union announces strong growth in members’ new business as it releases 2017 year-end data at its General Meeting in Kenya

2018 State of the Industry Survey

01/03/2018
Press release with details of the 2018 state of the industry survey, conducted jointly with ICISA

IfTI Global Symposium: financing. impact. together (19 and 20 June)

19/02/2018
The Berne Union is collaborating with IfTI and EKF to present this high-level symposium addressing the modernisation of the trade and development fina...

Public/private partnerships offer advantages for political, credit risks

24/01/2018
XL Catlin President of PRCB, dan Riordan examines the role of Public / Private partnerships in the context of political and credit risks

3 New Members Join the Berne Union

03/01/2018
Following a successful vote, three new members have joined the Berne Union: BANDEX; ECGC Zimbabwe and IE Singapore

Upcoming meetings

15-19 Oct 2018

Paris Annual General Meeting 2018

Paris, France
The 2018 AGM will take place in October - hosted in Paris by Bpifrance
27-28 Nov 2018

Berne Union / ICISA Joint Specialist Meeting: Surety Bonds & Bond Insurance 2018

Paris, France
The first ever Berne Union / ICISA Joint Specialist Meeting: Surety Bonds & Bond Insurance will take place 27-28 Novembe...
07-12 Apr 2019

Singapore Spring Meeting 2019

Singapore, Singapore
Co-hosted by Chubb, Liberty, XL Catlin and Zurich, in partnership with Enterprise Singapore