Covid-19 Export Finance Survey 2020: Help us, to help you
TXF is sounding out bankers and borrowers, importers and exporters, for its Export Finance survey 2020, to garner market sentiment on the real impact of the Covid-19 crisis on ECA finance.
Export credit agencies (ECAs) are rolling out new tools and making concessions to exporters and importers caught off guard by the Covid-19 crisis, as they look to keep the world of trade spinning.
With supply chains interrupted and many large-scale projects under construction halted globally, ECAs and private insurers are facing paying out an unprecedented amount of claims as financially over-leveraged borrowers default on trade and export loans as project/shipping costs overrun.
This got TXF thinking. To date, there is no independent, in-depth look at the pandemic’s impact on regions, sectors, pricing, and the hot topic of the moment – force majeure. Combined with the huge interest we have had from the market to produce a more detailed survey on the impact of Covid-19 on the export finance industry, TXF Research has answered the call.
TXF has been around for seven years and I can safely say that this is the most important survey we have produced. Keeping trade flowing is paramount to the health of the global economy, and therefore it is vital that those active in the industry have the most up-to-date information.
TXF understands just as well as anyone how damaging Covid-19 has been, and will continue to be for some time, but by taking this survey, you are helping us to help you.
All of the data collected in this survey will be in the final Export Finance Industry Report, as well as our other media platforms so you will all benefit from the insights we produce.
If you have any questions about the research, please feel free to get in touch directly with me.
We recently sent out seven short questions to canvas the views of the market to reveal how the Covid-19 pandemic will impact the export finance industry, especially in terms of pricing. Please click here to see the survey’s findings – so far.
Now time to get up to speed on the markets.
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