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

23/10/2019
Press Release

Business statistics for the export credit and investment insurance industry confirm a challenging trade environment in the first half of 2019

Insurers reported a declining volume of new commitments alongside a 21% increase in claims paid, citing uncertainty fuelled by increasingly negative trade policy and deteriorating macro-economic conditions.

Full details via press release, here: https://bit.ly/31DuImy

Latest News

Berne Union Yearbook 2019

04/11/2019
Publications
On the 85th anniversary of the Berne Union, our yearbook collects insights and analysis from industr...

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

23/10/2019
Press Release
Insurers reported a declining volume of new commitments alongside a 21% increase in claims paid, cit...

New Vice President Elected

04/10/2019
MC Announcement
Christina Westholm-Schröder, Senior Vice President & Chief Underwriter, at Sovereign Risk Insurance ...

September BUlletin: Trade in Flux

17/09/2019
Publications
Latest edition of the Berne Union newsletter with perspectives on international trade, finance and i...

Berne Union to Host Capacity Sharing Marketplace in India

29/08/2019
Outreach
This will be a joint workshop for export credit and development institutions, focusing on innovation...

July BUlletin Released

31/07/2019
Publications
This edition examines how current trends may influence the future of our industry over the coming de...

BU Education Scholarship Awarded to Shelley Schad, AXA XL

30/07/2019
Secretariat Update
The scholarship provides for a fee waiver to join the October 2019 intake of Offenburg University’s ...

Distance Learning in Finance, Risk and Insurance

13/06/2019
Secretariat Update
The Berne Union has Partnered with Offenburg University to provide special access for members undert...

Central Bank of Egypt looking for potential Business Advisors

05/06/2019
Outreach
Central Bank of Egypt request

May BUlletin Released

24/05/2019
Outreach
Addressing the evolving role of international financial institutions in generating sufficient risk c...

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 October - hosted in Budapest by EXIM Hungary.