What we do

We are the UK’s export credit agency. We help UK exporters by providing insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance. In addition, we can make loans to overseas buyers of goods and services from the UK. UK Export Finance is the operating name of the Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD).

UKEF is a ministerial department, supported by 1 public body.

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We produce detailed guidance in these categories

  1. Export finance

    How UK exporters can apply for loans, lines of credit, guarantees and insurance policies Read more

Our policies

  1. Exports and inward investment

    Helping businesses increase their exports and making the UK more competitive for overseas companies who want to set up and invest in the UK.

  2. UK economic growth

    How the government is removing barriers to growth so the UK can compete in a rapidly changing global economy.

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Our ministers

Our management

Contact UKEF

New business enquiries

Media enquiries: Julie Urquhart, Media Relations Manager

Office address and general enquiries

UK Export Finance
1 Horse Guards Road

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