Berne Union

Credit Insurance:  Global Trade Continues to Grow, but Risks Increase

Rising claims hamper positive outlook Amsterdam / London, 30 March 2016 – Members of the Berne Union and members of the International Credit Insurance & Surety Association (ICISA) report a positive development of global trade in 2015 and expect a mixed picture for 2016. They expect growth in premium income and insured turnover. However this outlook is influenced by a ... Read More »

Berne Union and IFC Agree to scale up collaboration to boost global trade and investment

Washington, D.C./London, May 22, 2013—At a recent meeting in Washington, D.C., the Berne Union and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, agreed to scale up their collaboration to address the challenging environment for global trade and investment, in a coordinated effort to create new solutions and address shortfalls in financing faced by emerging market borrowers. Amid continued market ... Read More »

Record Amount of Trade Credit Insured By Berne Union Members

LONDON, 30 April 2013.  Members of the Berne Union – International Union of Credit & Investment Insurers – saw the value of credit and investment insured in 2012 grow by 2.4 per cent, reaching in excess of US$ 1.8 trillion. This matches the 2.4 per cent growth in exports for 2012 according to the United Nations Statistics Division. Collectively, Berne ... Read More »