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UK Export Finance and Virgin Money support £750k boost for Scottish shortbread exports

Dean’s of Huntly is using trade finance provided by Virgin Money and guaranteed by UK Export Finance to meet overseas demand as far afield as Australia and China.

Ship outfitter lands £1 million growth funding with UK Export Finance support

Award-winning Hampshire-based ship outfitter secures government-backed funding from Lloyds Bank as it meets growing post-pandemic demand.

Scottish firms win in first UK Export Finance deal for oil and gas decommissioning

The UK’s export credit agency has completed its first transaction in support of overseas offshore oil and gas decommissioning.

UKEF unveils plans to help exporters win £12.5 billion in new business by 2029

The government department outlines new ambitions for supporting UK business with the publication of its new business plan.

Letter from the Minister for Exports to UK Export Finance on UKEF’s annual priorities, 2024

A letter from the Minister for Exports to UK Export Finance’s Chief Executive on UKEF’s annual priorities.

Heads of G7 Export Credit Agencies – 2024 meeting statement

The heads of G7 Export Credit Agencies met in Tokyo, Japan to discuss international trade.

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