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Job Advertisement: EXPORT Egypt CEO

27/02/2020
Export Egypt is seeking applicants to fill the position of CEO for the new Egyptian ECA

IfTI Global Symposium 2020: Fostering Economic Development in a World of Change

11/02/2020
Berne Union President Beatriz Reguero will present the welcome address to a cross-industry gathering of public and private institutions at the 2020 If...

COFACE SA: Agreement to acquire GIEK Kredittforsikring

07/02/2020
COFACE SA announces that it has signed an agreement with the Norwegian ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries regarding the acquisition of GIEK Kre...

Leaders of the 'RCG' (Asian ECAs) Address Development of the Energy Sector through Cooperative Initiatives

24/01/2020
11th annual CEO Meeting of the Asian Export Credit Agencies took place on 14-16 January, hosted by NEXI in Tokyo

Chubb takes stake in ATI to boost African trade

16/01/2020
Chubb is first global property and casualty insurer to invest in Africa's leading multilateral political risk and credit insurance agency

January BUlletin: Mega Trends and Trade

09/01/2020
Exploring the macro forces impacting trade, 2019 H1 Industry Data Snapshot + Analysis of the Economic Outlook for 2020

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...

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...

Upcoming meetings

11-15 May 2020

Spring Meeting 2020

Budapest, Hungary
The 2020 Spring Meeting will take place in May - hosted in Budapest by EXIM Hungary.
CANCELLED
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16-17 Sep 2020

IfTI Global Symposium 2020

Offenburg / Gengenbach, Germany
The 2020 Symposium will discuss prospects and practical issues how public and private actors ca...
Dates Changed! 16-17 Sept
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17-18 Sep 2020

Project Finance Specialist Meeting

Zurich, Switzerland
The 2020 Project Finance Specialist Meeting will take place on 17-18 September, in Zurich, Swit...
12-16 Oct 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
The AGM 2020 will take place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, hosted by KAZAKHEXPORT
Oct 2020

POSTPONED: 2020 Digitalisation Specialists Meeting, Como, Italy

Como, Italy
Specialist meeting to discuss developments in the field of digitalisation and customer experien...
POSTPONED
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23 Nov 2020

BU-ICISA Regulatory Seminar

London, United Kingdom
The 2020 Regulatory Seminar will take place on 23 November, in London, UK
Dec 2020

CANCELLED: 2020 Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting

London, United Kingdom
The 2020 Claims and Recoveries Specialist Meeting hosted by UKEF in London, UK
POSTPONED
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