Skip to main content Skip to footer
Trains in a railway yard

  • Sustainability
  • Markets

Türkiye goes green in record time

Swedish greentech suppliers and the Green Export Credit Guarantee from EKN may help fund and realise one of the world’s most ambitious energy transition programmes.

Türkiye goes green in record time
Ove Nyström and Malin Tegnér Larsen from EKN receive the ECA of the year award.

  • Financing
  • Guarantees
  • Trends

EKN scores a double at GTR Awards

EKN was awarded “ECA Of The Year” by GTR and the EKN-backed deal behind the massive 5G rollout in India was recognized as one of the ten “Best Deals of 2024”.

EKN scores a double at GTR Awards
railway tracks

  • Sustainability
  • Trends

Railway to the future

Electric transport is about much more than cars and buses. Here’s how global rail giants transform railroading into a high-tech mode of transport – and a Swedish export success – capable of replacing fossil-fuelled airplanes and vehicles.

Railway to the future
The stage at Techarenan, from left to right: Stina Lantz, Karoly Szipka, Karin Falck, and Jonas Hernlund.

  • Trends
  • Digital
  • Tech

Large corporates take on the future with tech startups

David meets Goliath in a race for innovations where everyone’s a winner: Leading Swedish truck exporters Scania and Volvo share their advice on how to successfully embrace the startup community.

Large corporates take on the future with tech startups
Woman explaining something

  • Markets
  • Trade

Learning to love longer tenors

Are the expanded financing opportunities permitted by the updated OECD Arrangement living up to high expectations? It may take time, experts say.

Learning to love longer tenors
The panel during the NZECA event during COP28

  • Sustainability
  • Financing
  • Trade

Trade takes centre stage at COP28

To deliver more sustainable global trade, eight leading ECAs unveiled a new net-zero alliance in Dubai. “Public finance has been the missing piece in the net-zero financial landscape,” commented a UN source.

Trade takes centre stage at COP28

  • Sustainability
  • Trends

Metals demand seen rising by 500%

A successful net-zero transition relies heavily on strategic metals and minerals. How can export finance help boost supply and ensure sustainable mining practices?

Metals demand seen rising by 500%
Woman and man talking in an office.

  • Financing
  • Trade

OECD updates country risk assessment model

The OECD Country Risk Assessment Methodology ultimately determines the minimum premium rate that state-backed export credit insurers can charge. Now, it has been revised to reflect a stronger focus on governance and institutional factors, and the consequences of climate change.

OECD updates country risk assessment model
Carl Mellande, portrait

  • Financing
  • Guarantees

The secrets behind 5G leadership

Carl Mellander, CFO at the world’s biggest 5G technology provider Ericsson says export financing is a crucial counter-cyclical tool.

The secrets behind 5G leadership
Man in India with hos mobile phone

  • Financing
  • Trends
  • Trade

Record deal behind record-time 5G rollout in India

In the largest private deal ever supported by EKN, Ericsson delivers equipment worth over USD 2 billion for the rollout of 5G technology across India.

Record deal behind record-time 5G rollout in India
Cables and a vessel

  • Sustainability
  • Guarantees

Swedish cables connect a greener future

The energy transition has triggered a boom in demand for power cables that can transport the green energy harvested by solar and wind farms over long distances. The drive to renew and connect national grids further fuel demand at cable maker NKT, with major export production in Sweden and guarantees from EKN.

Swedish cables connect a greener future
Mountains covered with solar panels

  • Financing
  • Trade

OECD launches “landmark modernisation” of export credits

Hailed as a “complete game changer for the export finance sector”, the OECD reform of the Arrangement on officially supported export credits improves flexibility, particularly in the financing of climate-related projects.

OECD launches “landmark modernisation” of export credits
the Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, Johan Forssell visiting ADB.

  • Sustainability
  • Financing

Regional development banks crucial in funding climate action

The battle against climate change is won or lost in Asia and the Pacific. New and innovative blended financing schemes involving multiple institutions and greentech from leading suppliers hold the key.

Regional development banks crucial in funding climate action
Håkan Jyde

  • Financing
  • Markets

Keeping Ukraine on the move

Despite its sites being attacked by Russian forces, truck maker Scania decided to remain present in Ukraine. “Logistics is crucial to a country at war,” says Håkan Jyde, Managing Director Scania Ukraine.

Keeping Ukraine on the move