Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) | Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Japan

Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Japan

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Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) |
Export Credit Agency (ECA) in Japan

Since the establishment of the trade and investment insurance system in 1950, the establishment of Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI) in 2001, and it’s reorganisation in 2017, NEXI has been contributing to the development of external transactions by providing exporters and investors with security through its insurance products that protect them against the risks caused by the uncertainty of exporting/investing to other countries, which cannot be covered by private-sector insurers.

A summary of NEXI

NEXI – Benefits of using an ECA in Japan

  • Political risks
  • Commercial risks

Products and services offered by NEXI


  • Trade Insurance
  • Investment Insurance
  • Loan Insurance

History of NEXI

The Trade and Investment Insurance Act was enacted in March 1950 and thereafter trade and investment insurance was managed by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (former Ministry of International Trade and Industry) until the end of March 2001. In 2017 Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (special company wholly owned by the government) was established

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Key Stats


Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI)


Japan, Asia

CEO Information:

Atsuo Kuroda






Japan Government


Japan, 〒101-8359 Tokyo, Chiyoda, 西神田3丁目8−1千代田ファーストビル東館5階

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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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