Key Financial Facts

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The ECIC is a statutory organisation providing export credit insurance facilities to protect Hong Kong exporters against the risks of non-payment involved when offering credit terms to overseas buyers.

Statutory Organisation with Strong Background

  • Established under the HKECIC Ordinance (Chapter 1115) in 1966.
  • Contingent liability under contracts of insurance is guaranteed by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, currently standing at $55 billion.

Supporting Export Trade

  • We are one of the members of the International union of Credit and Investment Insurers (the Berne Union) since 1969 - the leading international organisation of public and private sector providers of export credit and investment insurance to support global trade.
  • We provide a range of insurance facilities to protect Hong Kong exporters, especially the SMEs, against non-payment at pre- and post-delivery stages due to country and buyer risks arising from export trade of goods or services transacted on credit terms.
  • We continue to provide further support to Hong Kong exporters, especially the SMEs, with a range of enhanced measures to help them in coping with the still-volatile economic conditions and exploring opportunities in emerging markets.

Quality Policy

  • We have been certified to the ISO’s management system standards since 1996, and we are committed to providing professional and customer-oriented services in support of Hong Kong’s export trade, by upholding the principles of Total Quality Management and by fulfilling all our legal and customer requirements.

Financial Results

  • Our insured business in the financial year ended 31 March 2017 reached $131,211 million with gross premium income of $288.11 million.
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