What we do

We are the UK’s export credit agency, helping exporters and investors by providing credit insurance policies, political risk insurance on overseas investments and guarantees on bank loans. 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 work on these topics

  1. Trade and investment

    Overseas trade and inward investment are vital for the UK's prosperity. Through its trade and investment policies, the government aims to help UK businesses succeed internationally and encourage overseas companies to work with the UK. Read more

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. Increasing the UK’s exports and attracting inward investment

    Helping businesses increase their exports and making the UK more competitive.

  2. Achieving strong and sustainable 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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Office address and general enquiries

UK Export Finance
1 Horse Guards Road
London
SW1A 2HQ

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