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 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

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...

Interview with Secretary General

08/03/2019
Vinco David discusses developments in regulation, sustainability and the Berne Union's engagement with banks, development institutions and eximbanks

Job Vacancy: Committee Support Manager / Associate Director

01/02/2019
Applications are invited for the position of Committee Support Manager / Associate Director. The role is based in London, as part of the Secretariat ...

Berne Union and ICISA – successful joint meeting on surety bonds

03/12/2018
Joint meeting shows strong appetite for exchange of business information and innovation discussion on surety bonds and bond insurance

2018 Berne Union Yearbook Published

17/10/2018
Results for first half of 2018 are included in our Yearbook publications, which was released today

PRESS RELEASE: 2018 H1 Business Figures and New President

17/10/2018
Press release from the 2018 Berne Union AGM in Paris

Upcoming meetings

08-10 May 2019

Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting 2019

Istanbul, Turkey
The 2019 Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting will take place on 9-10 May, in Istanbul, hos...
22-24 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 Seprember 19th - 20th
20-24 Oct 2019

Hyderabad Annual General Meeting 2019

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