Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in China

Export Credit Agency (ECA) in China

Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) |
Export Credit Agency (ECA) in China

About Export-Import Bank of China

The Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) is a state-funded and state-owned policy bank with the status of an independent legal entity. The bank falls directly under the leadership of the State Council and is dedicated to supporting China’s foreign trade, investment and international economic cooperation.

With the Chinese government’s credit support, the bank plays a crucial role in promoting steady economic growth and structural development, supporting foreign trade and implementing China’s ‘going global’ strategy. It is also committed to providing financial support to key sectors and weak links in the Chinese economy to ensure sustainable and healthy economic and social development.

In China, the bank has 32 branches on the mainland and one representative office in Hong Kong. Overseas, it has branches in Paris and St. Petersburg, which help to facilitate China’s business interests in Africa.

The bank’s main mandate is to implement China’s national development strategies, and operate as a policy bank with clear-cut market positioning, well-defined business portfolio, unique functions, sufficient capital, good governance, strict internal control, safe operation, high-quality service and sustainable development capability.

Currently, the majority of its financial support goes to foreign trade, cross-border investment, the Belt and Road Initiative, international industrial capacity and equipment manufacturing cooperation, science and technology, cultural industry, ‘going global’ endeavours of small and medium enterprises, and the building of an open economy.

Products and services offered by Export-Import Bank of China

  • Export seller’s credit
  • Export buyer’s credit
  • Loans for the development of foreign trade enterprises
  • Reissue and confirmation of documentary credit
  • Confirmation of demand guarantee (Standby LC).

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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Are you an exporter based in China?

See our TFG China Export guide here .

Key Stats


Export-Import Bank of China


China, Asia


Wu FuLin (President)







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No.30, FuXingMenNei Street, XiCheng District, Beijing 100031, P.R.China

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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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