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The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Korea

The missions of Korea Eximbank are providing financial supports for export and import
transactions to enhance Korea’s economic cooperation with foreign countries; promoting
economic cooperation between Korea and developing countries; and facilitating interchange
and cooperation between South and North Korea.

A summary of The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM)


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The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) – Benefits of using an ECA in Korea

  • Facilitating Export Transactions
  • Conduct appraisal, conclusion of loan agreements, disbursement therefrom, and evaluate economic development aid
  • Appraise, disburse, and provide ex-post management for grants and loans.
What types of products and services does The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) offer in Korea?

The Export-Import Bank of Korea was established with aims to facilitate the development of Korea’s economy and enhance economic cooperation with foreign countries through the provision of financial supports for export and import transactions, overseas investments projects, and the development of overseas natural resources.

  • Loans
  • Guarantees
  • Trade finance
  • Investment
  • History of The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM)

    1978:The Ministry of Finance decided to set up the Export-Import Bank of Korea. Korea Eximbank established(Authorized capital: KRW 150 billion)

    1983: Diversified settlement currencies on export contracts
    (4 countries→20 countries)Concluded a bank loan agreement with 46 foreign financial institutions including Chemical Asia Ltd.
    (USD 300 million)Concluded a bank loan agreement with 17 foreign financial institutions including LTCB (JPY 10 billion)

    2003:Launched monitoring program for the countries on the watch list created by Total
    Exposure Limit Management System, they also launched Overseas Bank Ratings System

    2014: Issued Global Bond (USD 1.25 billion, the first institution issuing the 10-year maturity bond among Korean institutions since the financial crisis in 2008). Selected as ‘the Best Asia ECA’ and ‘the Best ECA in the Middle East’ by Trade Finance Magazine

    2015: Issued the largest Global Bond (USD 2.25 billion)Proclaimed ‘Ethical Management as Clean bank’. Provided USD 1.75 billion in project financing for Sabine Pass LNG Plant Project with 8 domestic financial institutions.Enhanced risk managing capability by reorganizing Risk Management Department. Provided IKCF fund for reconstructing the south side of Gyeongwon Line

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    Key Stats

    Name:

    The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM)

    Country:

    Korea

    Description:

    The Export-Import Bank of Korea was established with aims to facilitate the development of Korea’s economy and enhance economic cooperation with foreign countries through the provision of financial supports for export and import transactions, overseas investments projects, and the development of overseas natural resources.

    CEO Information:

    Eun Sung-soo
    The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM)
    CEO

    Founded:
    1976

    Employees:
    400

    Government:
    Korean Government

    Company Number:
    Registration number here

    Address:

    38 Eunhaeng-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea 07242

    Last Annual Report:

    The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM), Korea – Annual Report (PDF) – 2016 – Download here
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    First Name*

    Last Name*

    Your Organisation*

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    Your Email*

    Telephone Number*

    Briefly, what type of stock or trade are you looking to finance?

    (Marketing Terms can be found here)

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