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 right across the globe...

Annually, Berne Union members provide around 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

Member News
03/06/2024

IfTI Global Symposium 2024: Quo Vadis, Global Trade?

BU is pleased to support the upcoming opportunity to connect with Berne Union members and partners at the IfTI Global Symposium 2024, hosted by the Institute fo...
Publications
02/05/2024

May BUlletin: Charting a course forward

Charting a course forward: Navigating AI, digitalisation, and economic support to Ukraine amidst unprecedented global change
Press Release
24/04/2024

BU members reflect on a prodigious year for new business in 2023, despite an increasingly fractious risk environment

Innovation, technology and opportunities in the green transition in focus at Berne Union Spring Meeting in Oslo
Member News
17/04/2024

New Chairman & Managing Director was appointed to SLECIC from April 2023

A Finance Industry Specialist, Mr. Senarath Devendra, took over as the Chairman/Managing Director of SLECIC since April 2023.
Member News
16/04/2024

Change in Finnvera’s top management

Juuso Heinilä appointed as CEO from 1st June
Member News
02/04/2024

World Bank Group Publishes New Data, Aiming to Boost Investment in Emerging Markets

Proprietary statistics on the credit risk profile of private and public sector investments in emerging markets
Member News
28/03/2024

Changes in Dhaman top managerial positions

Dhaman would like to inform you about recent changes in its top managerial positions
BU Data
20/03/2024

Business Confidence Index Q1.24 Published

Demand is set to remain strong through the first quarter of 2024, following concentrated growth in the second half of 2023, but new risks give pause for thought...
Press Release
06/03/2024

BU90 Stakeholder event - thank you for helping us celebrate!

A recording of the live stream is now available to view online
Publications
26/02/2024

February BUlletin: Celebrating 90 years of supporting trade and investment

Celebrating 90 years of Berne Union - 1934 - 2024 Reflecting on Berne Union’s origins and celebrating its achievements. What does the future hold?
Member News
16/02/2024

Changes in the Bank Board of EXIMBANKA SR

The Government of the Slovak Republic appointed a new top management team for the Export-Import Bank of the Slovak Republic as of February 2024

Upcoming meetings

Climate 101: Climate Strategy and Function in Export Credit

Jun 25, 2024
Webinar to share experiences in implementing climate strategy

Unlocking LATAM's Potential: Insights & Collaboration

Jun 27, 2024
Webinar for Berne Union members on exploring Latin America's investment potential and discussing key strategie...

Committee Drop-in Calls

Jun 2024
Engage directly with the BU Secretariat, Committee leadership and Member Peer Group!

Annual General Meeting Hamburg 2024

Oct 15 - Oct 17, 2024
Hamburg, Germany
The 2024 AGM will take place in Hamburg, hosted by Euler Hermes and Allianz Trade

SME Specialist Meeting 2024

Nov 5 - Nov 6, 2024
Zürich, Switzerland
The meeting will take place in Zurich, Switzerland hosted by SERV