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Who we can help

From small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large businesses to international buyers – our flexible solutions can help accelerate your export journey.

Finance facilities for your business needs

We can support exports for any size of company and across all sectors, from capital goods to services and intangibles such as intellectual property.

I am new to exporting

About 1 in 5 of all UK business have a product suitable for export, but have not yet found their first international customer. Find support to start exporting.

I am a small or medium-sized enterprise

Over 80% of the businesses we support are SMEs. Find out how we help SMEs manage cashflow and payment risks through working capital guarantees and insurance policies.

I am a large business

We can guarantee loans to UK corporates, including finance for building factories or investing in research and development to boost exports. Find out how to access high-value trade finance facilities.

I am an international buyer or investor

We can provide direct loans or guarantees for international projects, provided they source goods and services from the UK. Find out how to secure UKEF-backed financing for your project, or how to access the UK supply chain.

I am a lender or insurance broker

We would like to expand our range of approved lenders or brokers. We pay brokerage on export insurance policies and lenders can apply to operate our General Export Facility. Find out how to sign up.