Bpifrance Assurance Export | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in France

Export Credit Agency (ECA) in France

Bpifrance Assurance Export | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in France

About Bpifrance Assurance Export

Bpifrance Assurance Export is the French Export Credit Agency. In keeping with the mission to boost French exports, Bpifrance offers a wide array of export insurance solutions for French companies and banks with the direct guarantee of the French State

Products and services offered by Bpifrance Assurance Export

Bpifrance Assurance Export supports both small and large French companies as well as French or foreign banks willing to finance French export transactions, by securing the export transactions against potential risks at every stage of the contract, from negotiation to its complete payment

  • Credit insurance
  • Investment insurance
  • Bonds and Working capital
  • Exchange risk insurance

History of Bpifrance Assurance Export

Bpifrance Assurance Export started in 2017 with the aim of managing government export guarantees in the name, on behalf of, and under the control of French State. Today, it employs 240 people. The export credit Agency is the result of the legal transfer on 31 December 2016 of Coface state guarantees (originally formed in 1946) to Bpifrance Assurance Export

Raw Materials – From tobacco to spices, gold to bronze, commodities represent a large proportion of our trade finance portfolio

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Finished Goods – Our innovative structuring capabilities allow us to put together complex finance structures, even if the end goods are finished

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Metals – From scrap metal to alloys, we help traders and distributors access trade, receivable or PO finance for iron, steel and non-ferrous metals

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Key Stats


Bpifrance Assurance Export


France, Europe


François Lefevre






French Government

Company Number:



24 Rue Drouot, 75009 Paris, France

About the Author

Elcyn Domingo is responsible for the TFG Weekly Trade Briefings at Trade Finance Global.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information and Technology and is passionate about how SMEs can use new technologies to overcome challenges for business growth, with regard to both digital and sustainable models for trade.

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