We secure the competitiveness of Finnish enterprises

Your company must have equal opportunities to compete on the international market. We offer your company export credit guarantees against credit losses and for financing exports. Matters proceed smoothly when you contact your bank and us as early as possible – even before the deal is concluded.

  • Credit Risk Guarantee

    A Credit Risk Guarantee insures the exporter against credit loss related to an export transaction.

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  • Export Receivables Guarantee

    Intended for short-term exports to countries with political risk.

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  • Receivables Purchase Guarantee

    The guarantee protects the bank against credit risks when the bank purchases invoice receivables from the exporter in connection with foreign trade.

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  • Buyer Credit Guarantee

    A Buyer Credit Guarantee is a security to the lender in case of a credit risk caused by a foreign buyer, the buyer's bank or country.

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  • Bill of Exchange Guarantee

    Bill of Exchange Guarantee secures the lender against credit risks arising when the lender purchases a bill of exchange from the exporter. The guarantee helps the exporter to arrange bank financing for an export transaction by transferring risks associated with the buyer, the buyer’s bank or the buyer’s country to Finnvera.

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  • Letter of Credit Guarantee

    A Letter of Credit Guarantee protects a bank from commercial and/or political and/or sovereign risks related to a confirmed Letter of Credit.

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  • Bank Risk Guarantee

    Bank Risk Guarantee protects the bank of a Finnish export company against risks involved in bank guarantees given to the exporter to secure payment of the purchase price.

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  • Investment Guarantee

    An Investment Guarantee can be used by a Finnish investor to insure foreign investments against political risks.

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  • Bond Guarantee

    Under a Bond Guarantee, the exporter can insure a bid bond, an advance payment bond, a performance bond or a maintenance period bond issued by a bank in favour of a foreign buyer.

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  • Finance Guarantee

    A Finance Guarantee is a security for the credit institution granting an export credit to the exporter. It protects the bank from the risks relating to repayment of the credit.

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  • Raw Material Guarantee

    A Raw Material Guarantee (an import credit guarantee) may be issued as security for a loan granted to a foreign borrower in connection with a long-term contract with a Finnish buyer concerning import of raw materials (for example, concentrates for the basic metals industry).

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  • Refinancing Guarantee

    The purpose of Finnvera’s Refinancing Guarantee Scheme is to enable funding for banks using Finnvera’s Buyer Credit Guarantee and to thereby increase the sources of financing for export transactions.

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029 460 11 (weekdays 9:00 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.)

Financial advice

029 460 2582 (weekdays 9:00 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.)

Other matters

029 460 2790 (weekdays 9:00 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.)

Helsinki Headquarters

Porkkalankatu 1

PL 1010, 00101 Helsinki

Kuopio Headquarters

Kallanranta 11

PL 1127, 70111 Kuopio

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