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  • Lebanon: Lebanese businesses work with regional export credit insurer

    Lebanese companies signed $13.6m worth of export credit insurance contracts with Kuwait-headquartered Arab Investment & Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (Dhaman) in 2018.

    Middle East | 01 Aug 2019
  • UAE: Etihad Credit Insurance signs MoU with Chinese parties

    Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE federal credit insurance company, has signed three strategic Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation (Sinosure), the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), and the Bank of China.

    Middle East | 29 Jul 2019
  • Egypt: Central bank plans to launch export credit insurer targeting Africa

    The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) is preparing to launch a risk insurance company for exports to Africa before the end of this year, Mr Ramy El-Shaarawy, general department head, banking reform sector, at the bank.

    Middle East | 04 Jul 2019
  • China: Sinosure provides cover totalling US$46bn in Africa from Jan to May

    China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation, also known as Sinosure, has underwritten $46.1bn worth of insured business for Chinese enterprises in Africa in the first five months of his year, reported Xinhua News Agency.

    Asia | 04 Jul 2019
  • Following the US ban on Huawei, how real is the 5g risk?

    The last couple of weeks have seen a flurry of debates on whether US President Donald Trump's ban on Huawei is justified and what the fallout of such a massive decision will be.

    AIRPlus | 03 Jun 2019
  • PODCAST: 13 years in Beazley

    In this week's episode of the Asia Insurance Review podcast, we talk to Beazley's head of political risk and trade credit underwriter Roddy Barnett, about the looming trade war between the US and China, the opportunities and pitfalls of the Belt and Road Initiative and the rising demand for trade credit insurance.

    AIRPlus | 30 May 2019
  • Growing demand for credit insurance in APAC

    According to Atradius' recent survey, economies in Asia Pacific are becoming more vulnerable to weaker global trade, leading to more businesses taking a more strategic approach to credit management.

    Asia Risk | 22 May 2019
  • UAE: RAK Chamber partners Etihad Credit Insurance to promote RAK as global hub for manufacturing and exports

    Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RAK Chamber) and Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) have jointly organised a workshop for the export community to provide a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the emirate's rising profile as a regional and global hub for manufacturing and exports in the UAE.

    Middle East | 09 May 2019
  • UAE: ECI partners Berne Union to drive diversification plan

    Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) has been voted in as an observer member of the Berne Union, a renowned global association that represents the global export credit and investment insurance industry. This allows ECI to further fulfil its commitment in supporting the UAE's non-oil diversification strategy and helping UAE businesses grow.

    Middle East | 30 Apr 2019
  • Japan: Government's new trade insurance seeks to drive Japan-Africa trade

    As Chinese corporations ramp up their presence in Africa, the Japanese government is trying to keep pace by encouraging Japanese companies to venture into the rapidly developing region with a newly-created trade insurance programme. According to Nikkei Asian Review, the insurance will fully cover infrastructure-related exports and loans to Africa via a partnership between the government-owned Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), the African Trade Insurance Agency and the Islamic Development Bank. An official announcement on this development will be made by Japan's minister of economy, trade and industry Hiroshige Seko as early as 9 May.

    Asia | 30 Apr 2019


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