UK ends pandemic support for trade credit insurers

Reinsurance scheme will finish on 30 June


Governments win in Covid-19 trade credit reinsurance programmes

Governments have profited from the support they offered trade credit insurers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Insurers say they have no regrets, but are looking forward to the end of state aid. David Walker reports


Atradius post-tax profit falls 81% as provisioning leaps

Trade insurer begins return to private, rather than state-backed, reinsurance


UK trade credit reinsurance support programme extended

Government will now help underwriters until at least June 2021, in line with situation in Germany


German trade insurers win further six months' breathing room

Public-private umbrella protection programme extended to June 2021


UK government sets up £10bn trade credit reinsurance scheme

To take part insurers must forgo profits and stop dividends


Trade insurers voice support for UK government plan

UK scheme follows others in Germany, France and Belgium


Credit insurers shelter from the crossfire in trade wars

The health of the trade credit insurance sector is linked to a thriving global economy, so how does a trade war between the two biggest nations affect the business? David Walker reports


Trade insurers expand books despite protectionism

Euler Hermes still top for credit and suretyship cover in 2017, data shows


Credit insurers "face capital challenge from Solvency II"

EU solvency rules will increase focus on capital protection and drive demand for reinsurance by credit insurers, says Moody's