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Berne Union Yearbook 2019

04/11/2019
On the 85th anniversary of the Berne Union, our yearbook collects insights and analysis from industry leaders on the state of the export credit and in...

PRESS RELEASE: A Challenging environment for trade in the first half of 2019

23/10/2019
Insurers reported a declining volume of new commitments alongside a 21% increase in claims paid, citing uncertainty fuelled by increasingly negative t...

New Vice President Elected

04/10/2019
Christina Westholm-Schröder, Senior Vice President & Chief Underwriter, at Sovereign Risk Insurance has been elected as the new Vice President of the ...

September BUlletin: Trade in Flux

17/09/2019
Latest edition of the Berne Union newsletter with perspectives on international trade, finance and investment from the export credit and political ris...

Berne Union to Host Capacity Sharing Marketplace in India

29/08/2019
This will be a joint workshop for export credit and development institutions, focusing on innovation in Climate Finance, Blended Finance and Infrastru...

July BUlletin Released

31/07/2019
This edition examines how current trends may influence the future of our industry over the coming decade - featuring the winning essay from the Berne ...

BU Education Scholarship Awarded to Shelley Schad, AXA XL

30/07/2019
The scholarship provides for a fee waiver to join the October 2019 intake of Offenburg University’s Postgraduate course in Finance, Risk and Insurance

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

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

Upcoming meetings

15-17 Apr 2020

Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting 2020

London, United Kingdom
The 2020 Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting will take place on 15-17, in London, UK, host...
11-14 May 2020

Spring Meeting 2020

Budapest, Hungary
The 2020 Spring Meeting will take place in May - hosted in Budapest by EXIM Hungary.