US & China establish multilateral ECA working group on international guidelines

(US Treasury Dept., Washington, 4 May 2012) In February 2012, the United States and China established an international working group of major OECD and non-OECD providers of export financing to make concrete progress towards a set of international guidelines on the provision of official export financing that, taking into account varying national interests and situations, are consistent with international best practices, with the goal of concluding an agreement by 2014.