Africa

UK Export Finance boost critical infrastructure projects in Africa

Financial support from UK Export Finance worth over a half a billion pounds unlocks deals in Ghana, Zambia, Gabon and Uganda for UK exporters. Support has led to UK contracts for six national infrastructure projects across Africa. Businesses supported come from across the UK and from a range of sectors. The International Trade Secretary, Liz Truss, announced today at the UK-Africa Investment Summit that UK Export Finance (UKEF) has provided

Solarcentury secures funding to build two major solar plants in Spain

£47.6 million financing guaranteed by UK Export Finance, in boost to UK solar exports UK-based solar energy company, Solarcentury, has secured new financing to build two of the largest solar plants in Spain demonstrating the UK’s leadership on climate change. UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s export credit agency, has today (7 January 2019) guaranteed £47.6 million worth of financing for Solarcentury, in a boost to UK solar exports. Together,

Businesses that export grow twice as fast as those that do not

Research by Capital Economics for UK Export Finance shows that companies with only domestic customers grow less than those that export abroad With growing demand from overseas for British goods and services, UK companies should be capitalising on the opportunity to export. This is particularly the case with small to medium enterprises (SMEs) – the research shows that those which export outperform those which do not. Out of more than