Chinese export insurer scales up support for foreign trade

(Xinhua, Beijing, 14 January 2023) SINOSURE stepped up efforts to boost the country's foreign trade in 2022, data from the company showed on Saturday. The insurer handled underwriting totaling 899.58 billion U.S. dollars for insured businesses throughout the year, serving over 170,000 clients, it said.  Of the total, 745.16 billion dollars was short-term export credit insurance, up 10.2 percent year on year. The underwriting for small and medium-sized enterprises amounted to 226.78 billion dollars, a 15.7 percent increase from a year earlier...  The company added that it also increased insurance support to stabilize industrial and supply chains, nurture new business models, and boost services exports. SINOSURE is a state-funded and policy-oriented insurance company that promotes China's foreign economic and trade development and cooperation. It was officially launched and put into operation in 2001, and its service network now covers the whole country.