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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
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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
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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
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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

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Tailwind for Swedish exports

EKN joins the world’s largest sailing ship to showcase Swedish exports, offering partners and exporters meeting venues from Europe to Asia.

Tailwind for Swedish exports
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COP26: “The financial sector has a key role to play”

Marie Aglert, Head of Business Area Large Corporates at EKN, attended the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow. The important role of the financial sector in the climate transition and the need for a modernisation of the OECD framework were among her takeaways.

COP26: “The financial sector has a key role to play”
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Swedish exports to East Asia set to recover

As the countries of East and Southeast Asia are successful in reducing the spread of Covid-19, Swedish exports bounce back, notes EKN Chief Analyst Stefan Karlsson in a fresh report.

Swedish exports to East Asia set to recover