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We are UK Export Finance

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is the UK’s export credit agency. UKEF provides finance and insurance support for UK exporters.

Our mission is to ensure no viable export lacks for finance and insurance. We exist to complement not compete with the private sector.

UKEF helps UK companies:

  • win export contracts by providing attractive financing terms to their buyers
  • fulfil contracts by supporting working capital loans
  • get paid by insuring against buyer default

Find your nearest EFM

For businesses unable to get the financial backing or insurance needed to export, our export finance managers (EFMs) can help you get a better understanding of the products and services UKEF provides.·

To learn more, call our customer service team on 020 7271 8010 or email