Trade Credit & Political Risk

As Asia emerges as the next economic superpower, an increasing number of homegrown enterprises are expanding both regionally and internationally. Whether through brick-and-mortar operations, trade relationships or investments, most businesses today are connected internationally. Amid rising geopolitical volatility, these businesses face risks associated with operating in other countries.

We provide tailored trade credit and political risk insurance solutions to help business owners and lenders alike manage volatility in their operation which may arise form unpredictable geopolitical headwinds.

At Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Japan we offer

  • Trade Credit Insurance providing protection on a single risk basis to our Insureds for corporate buyers and obligors’ contractual payment default in connection to domestic or overseas trade transactions.
  • Political Risk Insurance covering sovereign and state-owned enterprises payment default, as well as protecting Insured’s assets and investments overseas from political risks such as expropriation, political violence or currency inconvertibility.
  • Surety guaranteeing the performance of our Customers’ contractual obligations linked to domestic or overseas projects for which bid, performance, advance payment, maintenance or other bonds are required.

Our target customers include:

Japanese firms trading internationally with goods or services, financial institutions financing such a trade. In connection to surety, large companies engaged in any type of relevant domestic or overseas project.

Our capacity:

Up to USD 75 million (for Trade Credit and Political Risk Insurance) and USD 150M for Surety.

Find out more (Japanese)