The Berne Union is the leading global association for the export credit and investment insurance industry

Our members include government-backed official export credit agencies, multilateral financial institutions, and private credit insurers from 73 countries around the world...

In 2017, Berne Union members provided USD 2.3 trillion of payment risk protection to banks, exporters and investors - equivalent to 13% of world cross border trade for goods and services (calculated with respect to WTO statistics).

This website contains information about our organisation, members, industry and activities.

Latest News

Consultants Sought for ADB Feasibility Study

25/09/2018
The study will aim to develop the concept of a Trade Credit and Investment Guarantee Agency to serve ADB developing Member Countries

August BUlletin Published

31/08/2018
Innovation in trade technology and new perspectives on local currency

Job Vacancy: Asian Development Bank (Risk Management)

03/08/2018
The ADB is hiring a Senior Risk Management Specialist/Principal Risk Management Specialist

July BUlletin Published

17/07/2018
IWG | 2H 2018 Risk Outlook | Trade Wars | Regulation and more...

Berne Union forms Strategic Partnership with Oxford Analytica

12/07/2018
Oxford Analytica is an internationally renowned thought leader in global geopolitical and macroeconomic analysis

Job Vacancy: Committee Support Manager / Associate Director

04/06/2018
A position is available to join the Secretariat as the Manager responsible for the Investment Insurance Committee

April BUlletin Published

27/04/2018
This edition focuses on the link between trade and economic growth and collaborative approaches to sustainable development

IfTI Global Symposium Registration

18/04/2018
June meeting exploring innovation in export credit and development finance, hosted by the Institute for Trade and Innovation at Offenburg University, ...

14% of global cross-border trade supported in 2017 by export credit and investment insurers

21/03/2018
Berne Union announces strong growth in members’ new business as it releases 2017 year-end data at its General Meeting in Kenya

2018 State of the Industry Survey

01/03/2018
Press release with details of the 2018 state of the industry survey, conducted jointly with ICISA

Upcoming meetings

15-19 Oct 2018

Paris Annual General Meeting 2018

Paris, France
The 2018 AGM will take place in October - hosted in Paris by Bpifrance
Registration Open
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27-28 Nov 2018

Berne Union / ICISA Joint Specialist Meeting: Surety Bonds & Bond Insurance 2018

Paris, France
The first ever Berne Union / ICISA Joint Specialist Meeting: Surety Bonds & Bond Insurance will...
Registration Open
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28-30 Nov 2018

Project Finance Specialist Meeting

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The 2018 Project Finance Specialist Meeting will take place in 28-30 November, in Rio de Janeir...
07-12 Apr 2019

Singapore Spring Meeting 2019

Singapore, Singapore
Co-hosted by Chubb, Liberty, XL Catlin and Zurich, in partnership with Enterprise Singapore
23-25 Jun 2019

Country Risk Specialist Meeting

Bratislava, Slovakia
The next Country Risk Specialist Meeting will take place in June 2019, hosted by Eximbanka SR.