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Small export credits

Strengthen your competitiveness by offering your international buyers financing in connection with purchase of your product.

For Swedish exporters

Now you can offer your customer advantageous financing from SEK. With a guarantee from the Swedish Export Credit Agency (EKN) to 95 percent, your risk-taking as an exporter is limited to only 5 percent.

International buyers of Swedish products

Competitive long term financing for your purchase of Swedish products.

  • Financing of a Swedish export product
  • Approved countries, see list
  • The provision of the loan is subject to credit approval and satisfactory documentation


  • Attractive pricing
  • Optimize your cash inflows and outflows
  • Diversify your funding portfolio
  • Smooth process with one point of contact at SEK


  • Amount between USD 2-30 million
  • 3-5 years tenor
  • Floating interest rate
  • Borrow in USD or EUR

How does Small export credits work?

  1. The exporter and the buyer sign a sales contract where payment is to be made upon, for example, delivery or installation
  2. SEK signs a guarantee agreement with EKN and a loan agreement with the buyer
  3. Payment is made directly from the loan to the exporter according to the payment terms in the sales contract
  4. The buyer repays the loan to SEK with linear semi-annual amortization

Approved countries

Listed below are the approved countries for Small export credits. For existing SEK customers there are an additional number of approved countries.

  • Approved
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Additional approved
  • Bahrain
  • Colombia
  • Dominican Republic
  • Hong Kong
  • Israel
  • Kuwait
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • United Arab Emirates

Would you like to know more?

Contact any of our knowledgeable colleagues and we will help you with any questions or concerns about this offer!