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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
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
Cables and a vessel

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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
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New guarantees to boost green lending

To stimulate green investments at home and abroad, EKN and Riksgälden offer new and attractive guarantees with higher risk cover, while SEK offers financing and funding.

New guarantees to boost green lending
Wind mills on mountains

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Up to 100% risk cover with new green guarantee

The new Green Export Credit Guarantee from EKN offers up to 100 percent risk cover for exports to projects that comply with the EU taxonomy.

Up to 100% risk cover with new green guarantee
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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
Copper

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Sweden secures supply of strategic raw materials

A new guarantee from EKN secures the supply of strategic raw materials to Swedish importers by covering the risk of new investments for raw material producers and their creditors.

Sweden secures supply of strategic raw materials
Telecom engineers measuring an antenna

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Local currency cover from EKN secures major telecom deal in Japan

BNP Paribas was among those selected to arrange SoftBank Corp.’s syndicated loan signed in 2020/21 for 5G capex in Japan on the back of EKN support. “This transaction proves that ECA-backed financing is also highly attractive to blue-chip companies in advanced economies.”

Local currency cover from EKN secures major telecom deal in Japan
Train

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Connecting Turkish hubs – new high-speed railway line

Shooting through North-western Turkey like a silver bullet, a new high-speed electric train will connect important hubs with far less environmental impact than road traffic. Scandinavian export financing made the Green Loan possible.

Connecting Turkish hubs – new high-speed railway line
Skyscrapers

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ECA’s get the green light to cover more local costs

The OECD raises the limit on how much local content in a project that may be covered by export credit agencies. The change reflects the reality of today’s complex global value chains and the multinational sourcing in large infrastructure projects, in particular.

ECA’s get the green light to cover more local costs