Petrobras secures US$1.84bn in export credit from ECAs

(Global Trade Review, London, 18 November 2015) Brazilian national oil company Petrobras has concluded negotiations with international export credit agencies (ECAs) for a total of US$1.84bn. According to a company statement, this financing will contribute towards its fundraising efforts for 2016. The negotiations involve Italian ECA Sace, UK Export Finance (UKEF), Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) from Japan and Austria’s Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB).