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Volume 22, Issue 2

February 2023

  • LNG at forefront of Dutch Atradius foreign fossil fuel funding
  • Atradius backs Dutch construction companies profiting from devastating Philippines mega-airport
  • Insurance giant Marsh under fire over role in controversial oil project
  • 26 Italian oil and gas companies visit Kuwait with SACE
  • Environmentalists continue to challenge UKEF funding for gas in Mozambique
  • OECD Civil Society Joint Position on ECA oil and gas restrictions
  • Progress within export finance on sustainability, but changes sorely needed on OECD Arrangement
  • WFW advises HSBC on US$300m SACE Facility for Bahrain's nogaholding
  • The French Mistral: The Case of the Russian Sale and Its Aftermath
  • Lessors & ECAs lead rhuge Air India jet order while Kenya Airways defaults on EXIM
  • Public Financing as a Critical Path Forward to a Just Energy Transition in Africa
  • Swedish Export Credit (SEK) Securities Exchange Act Form 6-K
  • Finnvera Group 2022 Financial Statements
  • New ECGC policies to support Indian Exporters: Economic Survey Report 2023
  • Pandemic, disasters, war: Michal Ron looks back on Berne Union Presidency
  • Dutch climate expenditure audit reveals inconsistencies
  • Finnvera change signals new ECA opportunities for SMEs

January 2023

  • Public Financing as a Critical Path Forward to a Just Energy Transition in Africa
  • Trade Finance In Wartime
  • Heads of G7 Export Credit Agencies Express Support for Ukraine
  • Court finds UKEF’s $1.15 bln funding for Mozambique LNG project lawful
  • UKEF signs deal with Egyptian construction titan to boost post-Brexit trade with Africa
  • "Green" Hydrogen: What role for ECAs?
  • Comparing Government Financing of Reactor Exports
  • Saudi and Italian ECAs sign MoU to enhance trade cooperation
  • Mexico Expects State Oil Giant Pemex to Pay Its Debt Without Government Help
  • Chinese export insurer scales up support for foreign trade
  • Spain's CESCE restricts fossil fuel finance, but leaves major gas loopholes
  • India extends aid worth USD 3.9 billion to help Sri Lanka face economic crisis
  • GE secures €1bn agreement with Polish ECA
  • Uganda cancels $2.2bn Chinese rail contract, signs with Turkey
  • Dutch climate expenditure audit reveals inconsistencies