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Ove Nyström and Malin Tegnér Larsen from EKN receive the ECA of the year award.

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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
The panel during the NZECA event during COP28

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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
Woman and man talking in an office.

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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

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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
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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
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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.

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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

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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
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In defence of defence

The war in Ukraine has triggered a reassessment of defence spending in financial and political circles. How can export finance contribute?

In defence of defence
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All eyes on African debt

Some countries in Sub-Saharan Africa may face debt restructuring as public finances suffer from a stronger dollar and higher import bills. EKN monitors the development closely and foresees a heightened interest in securing risk cover on private risk in an uncertain environment.

All eyes on African debt