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The Changing Role of Export Credit Agencies, Malcolm Stephens

Abstract
Export credit agencies play an important role in international trade and investment flows. Exports insured or financed by the approximately 50 export credit agencies that are members of the Berne Union account for about 10 percent of their countries exports, which, in turn, represent about 78 percent of world exports. The IMF estimates that in 1997 debts to Berne Union members accounted for more than 21 percent of the total indebtedness of developing countries and economies in transition. Edited by Malcolm Stephens, this book provides useful background information to those whose involvement in international trade and investment brings them into contact with the services of export credit agencies
Table Of Contents
""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Overview""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 The Development of Export Credit Agencies""; ""3 The Changing World of Export Credit Agencies""; ""4 Export Credit Services for Small Exporters""; ""5 Export Credit Agencies at a Watershed?""; ""Appendices""; ""I. Statistical Tables on Berne Union Members""; ""II. Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Export Credit, Export and Project Finance, and Investment Insurance""; ""III. The Berne Union and Its Members""; ""IV. List of Berne Union Members""
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (144 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781455263905

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