Berne Union 2020 Yearbook Published

27/11/2020
Publications

The year of ‘COVID’ and a coalescence of mega trends in trade, risk, sustainability, public policy and technology

We are delighted to share the 2020 Berne Union yearbook, which marks this pivotal year with an examination of the disruption and an exploration of the opportunities to rebuild for the future.


THE VOICE OF THE INDUSTRY...

New Berne Union President, Michal Ron, describes her vision for the future of the industry, while Secretary General, Vinco David, lays out priorities for the Berne Union.

Plus 2020 H1 data snapshot and perspectives on the state of play in the Berne Union's Committees


MEGA TRENDS IN TRADE...

The imperative of Trade cooperation (WTO), US Trade policy under the Biden administration (Eurasia Group), Changing Supply Chains (PwC), Geopolitical Turbulence (Oxford Analytica), Economic forecast (IFCL) and risk outlook (COFACE) (EULER HERMES)


MARKET TRENDS UNDER COVID...

Including the latest Berne Union Research surveying the industry response to COVID, and comparison with previous crises, plus incisive commentary from Underwriters, BrokersECAs, Exporters, Multilaterals, Reinsurers and Lawyers 


AND FUTURE TRENDS...

In digital trade, blockchain applications, machine learning, sustainability climate and transition finance

Latest News

Publications
27/11/2020

Berne Union 2020 Yearbook Published

We mark the year of ‘COVID’ and coalescence of mega trends in trade, risk, sustainability, public po...
Outreach
12/11/2020

What does the post-COVID landscape for finance of trade and economic development look like?

The Berne Union's Capacity Sharing Marketplace brings together ECAs, DFIs, MDBs and private sector f...
Secretariat Update
09/11/2020

Jonathan Skovbro Steenberg joins the Secretariat as Economic Research Analyst

Jonathan joined the Secretariat in November 2020 with the primary responsibility to produce research...
Press Release
23/10/2020

Credit insurers prepare for increases in COVID-related claims in early 2021 during AGM Stocktake

Oct 2020 Press Release: AGM Industry Stocktake / SACE's Michal Ron Elected President / New Structure...
Member News
23/10/2020

Appointment of New Elected Officials including Michal Ron (SACE) as President

Members of the Berne Union voted to appoint new elected officials, including Michal Ron (SACE) as th...
Secretariat Update
23/10/2020

New Commitee Structure better aligns the Berne Union with market reality

Members of the Berne Union have voted to adjust the structure of its Committees to better facilitate...
Job Vacancy
18/09/2020

Job Vacancy: Commitee Manager / Associate Director (investment and mlt credit insurance focus)

A position has opened to join the Secretariat Team as Committee Manager / Associate Director with a ...
Secretariat Update
17/09/2020

Aman Union Industry Awards - call for nominations

the AU is accepting submissions from all industry professionals for an award recognising an exceptio...
Press Release
15/09/2020

2020 H1 Data: No increase in claims paid but contraction in new commitments

September 2020 Press Release presents a preliminary report on the business activity of Berne Union M...
Publications
11/09/2020

Just Published 2019 Industry Data Review provides a valuable pre-COVID benchmark

Berne Union Members provided USD 2.4 tn of cover in direct support of export credit and foreign inve...

Upcoming meetings

LIBOR Transition Webinar

Feb 2021
Online
A webinar on LIBOR Transition will be held in February (exact date tbc)

Digitalisation Webinar

Mar 2021
Online
A digitalisation webinar will be held in March (exact date tbc)

Claims and Recoveries Webinar

Mar 2021
Online
A short series of webinars will be held between March and May - details of individuals events tbc

Spring Meeting 2021

10-14 May 2021
Online
The Berne Union will hold its 2021 Spring Meetings online during the week of 10th May

Capacity Sharing Marketplace Online Workshop June 2021

07-10 Jun 2021
Online
Practical workshop exploring how public and private sources of international finance can cooperate to tackle g...