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

Distance Learning in Finance, Risk and Insurance

13/06/2019
The Berne Union has Partnered with Offenburg University to provide special access for members undertaking its PG Certificate in Finance, Risk and Insu...

Central Bank of Egypt looking for potential Business Advisors

05/06/2019
Central Bank of Egypt request

May BUlletin Released

24/05/2019
Addressing the evolving role of international financial institutions in generating sufficient risk capital for development projects and in particular ...

The Berne Union response to the European Banking Authority (EBA)

23/05/2019
European Banking Authority (EBA) publishes a consultation paper

Increasing MLT outward reinsurance from ECAs placed with the private market

21/05/2019
An increasing amount of ECA exposure is being reinsured by the private insurance market, reflecting both the increasing capacity and appetite of priva...

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

Upcoming meetings

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
Event Reg by 04.09
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20-24 Oct 2019

Hyderabad Annual General Meeting 2019

Hyderabad, India
The 2019 AGM will take place in October - hosted in Hyderabad by ECGC.
Hotel reservation by 23.08
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15-17 Apr 2020

Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting 2020

The 2020 Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting will take place on 15-17, in London, UK, host...