New Zealand Export Credit (NZEC) | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in New Zealand

Export Credit Agency (ECA) in New Zealand

New Zealand Export Credit (NZEC) | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in New Zealand

About NZEC

New Zealand Export Credit (NZEC) is New Zealand’s export credit agency, and a unit within the Treasury.

The agency works alongside other government agencies to promote New Zealand exports and export-related investments. NZEC do this by providing tailored trade credit insurance and financial guarantees, backed by the New Zealand Government.

Its role is to complement and not compete with the private sector. In this way, it provides support to smaller and growing firms, as well as offer market capacity to larger firms, and security through economic cycles and market disruptions.

NZEC have an experienced team with specialist skills in corporate banking, trade finance, risk management and credit analysis.

NZEC – Benefits of using an ECA in New Zealand

  • Mitigate repayment risk
  • Secure export sales
  • Access trade finance

Products and services offered by NZEC

The New Zealand Export Credit solutions are designed for large and small New Zealand exporters’ activities, as well as domestic firms that are integral to export supply chains.

  •  Pre-credit insurance
  •  Short-term trade credit
  •  Export credit guarantee
  •  Mitigate repayment risk
  •  General contract bond guarantee
  • Loan guarantee

Cars and Vehicles – One of the biggest exports globally, we’re experts in trading automobiles, working with car dealerships and fleet management services

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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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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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Key Stats


New Zealand Export Credit (NZEC)


New Zealand, Oceania

CEO Information:

Chris Chapman, Head of New Zealand Export Credit (NZEC)






The Treasury, New Zealand


New Zealand Export Credit Office PO Box 3724 Wellington 6140 New Zealand

E-mail Address:

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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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