Index for 2022

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

April 2022

  • UN Secretary General: Some governments & business leaders say one thing but do another. Simply put they're lying.
  • Greenwashing won't cut it: Canada risks disaster by barely mentioning financial sector in climate plan
  • Indigenous Australians Derail Controversial Barossa Gas Project by Suing South Korean ECA
  • Oil Change International launches database to expose the institutions using our money to fund fossils
  • UKEF hands billions to projects linked to labour abuse and climate damage
  • UKEF faces further legal action over Mozambique LNG project
  • LNG Exports Seen Benefiting From EXIM Financing
  • The 900-Mile EACOP East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline Is a Bad Deal for My Country — and the World
  • Global Trade Review Editorial: Encouraging yet disheartening
  • U.S. EXIM Bank formalizes Russia pullout; approves Sri Lanka, Albania, Iraq deals
  • Sinosure scales up financial support for green industries
  • Swedish ECA studying new import guarantee fund
  • Aeroflot negotiating purchase of 8 ECA financed Airbus aircraft

March 2022

  • Export credits face Russia sanctions AND the Paris Agreement
  • ECAs slam the door on Russia
  • European Council conclusions on official export credits
  • Berne Union Launches New Climate Working Group (CWG)
  • EDC targets growing demand for ESG financing
  • EDC backed loan to primarily Russian-owned Buhler Industries
  • Indian Exporters Find Themselves Caught In Russia/Ukraine Crossfire
  • Korea Wins US Export Ban Exemption, Shores Up Exporters to Russia
  • Pressure on Japan's energy ties in Russia ratchets up with Shell's Sakhalin exit
  • ECIC Growing Its Footprint In Ethiopia and the DRC
  • SACE freezes loan for Russian Arctic LNG 2 plant
  • Judges split over UKEF funding of Mozambique gas project
  • Africa’s Fossil-Fuel Investment Trap
  • Korean ECAs sued to stop deep-sea oil pipeline

February 2022

  • Ukraine: TFX Trade Risk Briefing - What might be the impact of sanctions?
  • Paris Agreement alignment of EDC (NOT!)
  • Germany suspends Russian export credit guarantees
  • Indian exporters hold back shipments to CIS
  • EXIM's first Black leader faces challenges on China, climate, equity
  • Total’s East African crude oil pipeline ‘struggling’ to find financiers
  • AfCFTA Secretariat, Afreximbank Seal Deal on $10bn Fund to Boost African Economies
  • AfreximBank Trade Centre Harare project to start soon
  • Sustainability in export finance – the push for change
  • Italy clears hurdle to buy SACE in $4.8 bln deal
  • Building a bank for entrepreneurs is crucial, says CEO of Bpifrance
  • Canada Bangladesh FTA negotiations with EDC role?

January 2022

  • Campaigners say EU due diligence laws should apply to ECAs
  • Export credit agencies provide billions to fossil fuel projects each year
  • Why oil-loving Ottawa must end its financing of fossil fuels
  • UK holds Africa Investment Conference aimed at UK "green" exports
  • UK and Italy kick off talks on new trade partnership
  • Efforts Aim to Boost Arab Exports to Russia
  • Swedish Export Credit Corporation recruits Head of Sustainability
  • UAE and South Korean ECAs in pact to boost green energy projects
  • ECA Market Set for Explosive Growth | Coface, Zurich, Euler Hermes, Sinosure, Atradius
  • China unveils guidelines to stabilize trade
  • Genting Hong Kong confirms insolvency filing in Germany based on Euler Hermes block
  • OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum: 30 March - 1 April
  • EDPR and DEK ink debt funding for 149-MW Polish wind portfolio
  • EXIM Accused of Switch From Anti Chinese Communist Party To Beijing Ally

December 2021

  • ECA Watch letter to European Commission re ECAs and corporate social governance
  • Russia's Amur Gas Chemical Complex secures $9.1 bln in ECA & bank loans
  • General Electric : Another milestone for Dogger Bank Wind Farm as it reaches financial close for third phase