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Credit Insurance

WHAT IS CREDIT INSURANCE?
Credit insurance is a form of casualty insurance which protects manufacturers, merchants and other suppliers of goods and services against losses that may result from nonpayment by their customers after granting credit terms (click for definitions) to domestic or foreign buyers.

It does not cover physical damage to the product.
It is not akin at all to credit life insurance

GOVERNMENT CREDIT INSURANCE
No Domestic Credit Insurance
Boilerplate Policies - Rigid
Politically Approved Countries according to foreign policy
51% Domestic Content requirement for Products
Low Minimum Annual Premiums
Low Deductibles
Low Discretionary Credit Limits
High % Buyer Underwriting

PRIVATE CREDIT INSURANCE
Flexible
Countries not politically but economically motivated
No domestic content product requirements
Medium-high minimum annual premiums
Medium-high deductibles
High discretionary credit limits
Low % buyer underwriting

CREDIT INSURANCE UNDERWRITERS
AIG Global Trade & Political Risk
Chubb
CNA
EULER, American Credit Indemnity (ACI)
Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
Exporters Insurance Company
Foreign Credit Insurance Association  (FCIA)
Gerling, NCM
Lloyd's of London
Unistrat

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Telephone: (706) 210-4379
E-mail: info@exportinsurance.com

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