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24 FEB 2017 - Press release

Record numbers of export transactions guaranteed by EKN in 2016

Annual report 2016: EKN’s guarantees have been used for more export transactions than ever before. Small and medium sized companies account for a third of the increase. The number of countries to which EKN guarantees exports also increased - from 119 to 130
14 FEB 2017 - Press release

Higher risk in Tunisia

The lengthy democratisation process and terrorist attacks on the tourism sector have weakened Tunisia's economy. EKN has downgraded the country from country risk category 4 to 5, a higher risk.
14 FEB 2017 - Press release

Upgrading of Bulgaria and Serbia

EKN has upgraded Bulgaria from country risk category 4 to 3 and Serbia from country risk category 6 to 5.
7 FEB 2017 - news

New report on Iran

Uncertainty regarding remaining US-sanctions has had a dampening effect on exports to Iran. There is still no possibility of financing large and long-term export transactions.
2 FEB 2017 - news

New report on Mexico

Of Mexico’s total exports, 80 per cent goes to the USA. The USA election result has created uncertainty between the countries, in particular with regard to trade and migration issues
19 DEC 2016 - Press release

UK-Norway Interconnector Power Cable Secures Export Credit

London / Milano / Roma / Stockholm, 19th December 2016 – EKN and SACE (Cdp Group) guaranteed US$ 752 million senior unsecured term loan facilities to National Grid North America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Grid plc
24 FEB 2017 - Press release

Record numbers of export transactions guaranteed by EKN in 2016

Annual report 2016: EKN’s guarantees have been used for more export transactions than ever before. Small and medium sized companies account for a third of the increase. The number of countries to which EKN guarantees exports also increased - from 119 to 130
14 FEB 2017 - Press release

Higher risk in Tunisia

The lengthy democratisation process and terrorist attacks on the tourism sector have weakened Tunisia's economy. EKN has downgraded the country from country risk category 4 to 5, a higher risk.
14 FEB 2017 - Press release

Upgrading of Bulgaria and Serbia

EKN has upgraded Bulgaria from country risk category 4 to 3 and Serbia from country risk category 6 to 5.
19 DEC 2016 - Press release

UK-Norway Interconnector Power Cable Secures Export Credit

London / Milano / Roma / Stockholm, 19th December 2016 – EKN and SACE (Cdp Group) guaranteed US$ 752 million senior unsecured term loan facilities to National Grid North America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Grid plc
22 NOV 2016 - Press release

January-September 2016: EKN's guarantees to small companies continue to increase

EKN’s strong effort to reach small and medium sized companies continues to show positive development. During the first nine months of the year, small and medium sized companies were guaranteed export business worth SEK 2.1 billion, an increase of 24 per cent.
9 NOV 2016 - Press release

EKN upgrades Argentina

After several crisis years with soaring debt, Argentina's outlook is now brighter. EKN is upgrading the country from country risk category 7 to 6. Two other countries in Latin America have been upgraded and two have been downgraded. Togo in West Africa has also been upgraded from country risk category 7 to 6.
23 AUG 2016 - Press release

EKN Jan-June 2016: Guarantees on the same level as last year

EKN guaranteed 893 export transactions to 103 countries with a total value of SEK 16.7 billion during the first half of 2016. Interest in Iran can be seen in the offers issued during the period.
8 JUL 2016 - Press release

Four Sub-Saharan countries downgraded

The low global commodity prices have negatively impacted the economies of several African countries. EKN is now downgrading Angola, Nigeria and Zambia from country risk category 5 to 6 and Namibia from country risk category 3 to 4.
1 JUL 2016 - Press release

EKN upgrades Iran

As a result of lower credit risk, EKN, in line with the OECD, is now upgrading Iran to a better country risk category – from 7 to 6, where 7 represents the highest risk.

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