A Typical Set-Up of a Trade Credit Insurance Contract

September 13, 2016

The traditional set-up of a trade credit insurance contract typically takes the form of an umbrella policy, which contains a framework of terms and conditions (credit limits on the customer’s buyers) that are agreed to for the lifetime of the policy.

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5 Reasons US Exporters Underutilize Trade Credit Insurance

July 14, 2016

 
 If it’s possible to substantially mitigate the risk of nonpayment associated with open account trades using export credit insurance, why aren’t more US businesses doing so? The five most common reasons cited are: low risk of our largest export markets, financial institution familiarity with and perception of trade finance, availability, high costs and misconceptions about coverage. This blog will attempt to address each in turn.
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Do your homework! The five “C’s” of Credit

April 28, 2016

Whether your business is just starting to export or is an established exporter looking to expand into a new market, the more due diligence you can do on your foreign partners and buyers, the less risk you take on. The extent to which you’re able to demonstrate how well you know your customer and the market in which they operate in, the safer your firm will be from foreign risks.
 
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