Export Finance Australia | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Australia

Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Australia

Export Finance Australia |
Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Australia
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About Export Finance Australia

Export Finance Australia is Australia’s export credit agency and provides Australian exporters with a range of specialist export finance solutions to help them grow internationally.

A summary of Export Finance Australia

Summary video of Export Finance Australia and how it operates in Australia.

Export Finance Australia – Benefits of using an ECA in Australia

  • Exporting or with a presence in international markets
  • Part of an export supply-chain
  • Starting to export or sell to overseas customers

What types of products and services does Export Finance Australia have?

Export Finance Australia offers a variety of specialist export finance solutions. They work with businesses to find the right solution to support their international business goals.

From an online unsecured export loan to help with cash flow, to a multi-option facility that includes a longer-term loan and performance warranty bonds – they will work with you so you can focus on growing your business.
Here are some solutions offered;

  • Working capital solutions
  • Bonds and Guarantees
  • Unsecured export loan
  • Project, corporate and buyer finance

History of Export Finance Australia (formerly Export Finance and Insurance Corporation)

Export Finance Australia (formerly Export Finance and Insurance Corporation) was founded in 1957 as an Australian Export Credit Agency. Efic was established in its current form on 1 November 1991 under the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991 (Cth) (the EFIC Act) as a statutory corporation wholly owned by the Commonwealth of Australia.

Export Finance Australia’s role is to support the growth of Australian companies in their international activities by providing tailored financial solutions when the private market faces constraints.

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

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Electronics – The circuit board, software and hardware markets have benefited huge growth as a result of consumer demand, find out about our electronics offering here

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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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Are you an exporter based in Australia?

See our TFG Australia Export guide here .

Key Stats


Export Finance Australia


Australia, Oceania


Swati Dave






Common wealth Australia


Level 10, Export House/22 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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About the Author

Deepesh Patel is Editorial Director at Trade Finance Global (TFG). In this role, Deepesh leads efforts in developing TFG’s brand, relationships and strategic direction in key markets, including the UK, US, Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong.

Deepesh regularly chairs and speaks at international industry events with the WTO, BCR, Excred, TXF, The Economist and Reuters, as well as industry associations including ICC, FCI, ITFA, ICISA and BAFT.

Deepesh is the host of the ‘Trade Finance Talks’ podcast and ‘Trade Finance Talks TV’. He is co-author of ‘Blockchain for Trade: A Reality Check’ with the ICC and the WTO, alongside other industry research.

In addition to his work at TFG, Deepesh is a Strategic Advisor for WOA, and works closely with ITFA. He also sits on the Fintech Working Group of the Standardised Trust.

Prior to TFG, Deepesh worked at Travelex where he was responsible for the cards business and the Travelex Money app in Europe, NAM, UK and Brazil. Deepesh is Chair of Governors and co-opted LA Governor of the Wyvern Federation, which has responsibility for 5 primary schools in South London.

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