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Volume 21, Issue 6

June 2022

  • Japanese Civil Society welcomes halt of Bangladesh & Indonesian coal projects and Russian LNG project
  • G7 ministers pledge end to fossil fuel finance amid signs of backsliding on commitments
  • UKEF named best sustainable finance ECA despite continued review of Mozambique LNG
  • Kuwait's state oil company seeks JIBC insurance for $1 billion
  • European Temporary Short Term Export Credit Aid Extended to Year End
  • Lexology's overview of ECAs
  • US EXIM renews supply chain finance for Boeing
  • EU Export Credit Sanctions on Russia
  • Afreximbank mobilises $35b for African development and national ECAs
  • ECAs fill in SME trade finance support under Covid supply chain disruption
  • German export credit for emergency export of Ukranian grain
  • Danish ECA EKF to back French offshore wind project
  • Russian war on Ukraine triggers conflict over ECAs and African oil

May 2022

  • Italy's SACE joins major banks to reject finance for Total's EACOP
  • Korean court dismisses indigenous challenge to Australian ECA gas project financing
  • UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges ECAs to strengthen standards
  • UK Green Trade and "de-Putinizing" the world economy
  • Berne Union reports uncertain trade credit insurance bounce back
  • 122 CSOs warn there is only six months left to meet joint COP26 commitments
  • Boeing Reports Increased Stability and Growth for Aircraft Finance Sector
  • Spanish ECA's US$1.3 billion loan to PetroPeru pushes delayed audit
  • State aid: EU Commission approves Danish short-term export credit scheme
  • Etihad Credit to play a role in UAE's move away from oil
  • EDC launches program to guarantee bank loans to companies in carbon intensive sectors
  • 70% of Indian exporters’ payments stuck in Russia have come in
  • Dutch government offers export credit insurance to new Manila airport
  • NEXIM promotes Nigerian Non-oil Exports for Fiscal Sustainability