Berne Union Business Statistics

Berne Union members report data on their export credit and investment business twice annually - at half year and year end.

Aggregate statistics are released following our annual Spring Meeting (May), and AGM (October). These include volumes of new business, claims, recoveries and outstanding exposure for each reporting line, showing top countries and regional figures.

The latest statistics are available to download via the links below. 

As the owner of this data, the Berne Union reserves all rights. Any third party publication or other use of Berne Union data is permitted on a strictly non-commercial basis, and only with express prior permission. Please contact bu-sec@berneunion.org with any questions.

Industry Report 2019 H1

12 December 2019

Business trends and statistics from the export credit and investment insurance industry for the first half of 2019

Data for the first half of 2019 confirms a challenging trade environment. Insurers reported a declining volume of new commitments alongside a 21% increase in claims paid, citing uncertainty fueled by increasingly negative trade policy and deteriorating macro-economic conditions.

Industry Report 2018 YE

02/08/2019