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Welcome to UK Export Finance

David Havelock

David Havelock takes the helm as interim Chief Executive at UK Export Finance

UK Export Finance and EXIAR sign a memorandum of understanding

UK Export Finance and the Russian export credit agency, EXIAR, have signed a memorandum of understanding that facilitates future cooperation.

export finance adviser

Export Finance Advisers are regionally located and support businesses with export potential, signposting them to banks, credit insurers, brokers, trade support bodies and the services and products of UK Export Finance. Click the link above for contact details.

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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

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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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“Using the Bond Support scheme has increased our ability to bid and win contracts in new and developing markets. The process was quick and painless, thanks to the co-operation and expertise of both our Bank and the UK Export Finance team.”

David Colbert

Financial Director , Stage Technologies

"Calling on a scheme operated by UK Export Finance allowed our bank to deliver a flexible funding solution supporting the long-term growth of WRG Creative Communication. In simple terms, it means that we’re able to take on more business.”

Steve Kinsey

Commercial Finance Director, WRG Creative Communications

“We are delighted to have secured the additional facilities provided by our bank, with the support of UK Export Finance, and these facilities will enable us to continue to bid for, and win, large export contracts.”

Martin Boden

Chief Financial Officer, JDR Cables