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Welcome to UK Export Finance

Cargo ship leaving port

UK Export Finance has increased its risk capacity for Libya to £375 million – up from the £150 million made available immediately after hostilities ended in September.

Petrobras oil rig

UK Export Finance is guaranteeing a line of credit of US$1 billion to Brazilian energy corporation Petrobras to finance UK exports for Petrobras’ investment programme.

UK Export Finance logo

ECGD, the UK’s export credit agency, will now be operating under the name of UK Export Finance.

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What we do

We provide services such as:

  • insuring UK exporters against non-payment by their overseas buyers
  • helping overseas buyers to purchase goods and/or services from UK exporters by guaranteeing bank loans to finance those purchases
  • sharing credit risks with banks in order to assist exporters in the raising of tender and contract bonds, in accessing pre- and post-shipment working capital finance and in securing confirmations of letters of credit
  • insuring UK investors in overseas markets against political risks
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Topics of interest

You may be interested in further information from UK Export Finance about:

Contact our customer service team to find out what help we can provide with your export contracts.


Customer services: +44 (0)20 7512 7887
General enquiries: +44 (0)20 7512 7000
Fax: +44 (0)20 7512 7649
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