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EKF’s risk assessment when exporting to Sri Lanka


EKF's cover policy towards Sri Lanka

Above-average payment risk EKF covers only the risks associated with business transactions in the country if the buyers meet a number of stringent requirements that limit EKF's risk liability. The payment risk may however be so high for certain types of business transactions that EKF does not wish to engage in them.

Political risk assessment - export

Credit periodCountry risk classification (0-7)Terms of cover
Up to 1 year6
Cover generally subject to ILC/bank guarantee
1-5 years6
Cover subject to ILC/bank guarantee
More than 5 years6
Cover subject to ILC/bank guarantee
Special guarantees6
Case-by-case decision

Political risk assessment - investments

Type of guaranteeCountry risk classification (0-5)Terms of cover
Guarantee for equity investments3
Case-by-case decision

Business climate

Moderate business climate The commercial framework conditions in the country are moderate. There may be problems with some aspects of the business climate, including factors that hamper the opportunities for conducting business.

Further information about Sri Lanka

POPULATION AREA GDP PER CAPITA
21,866,445 65,610 km23,558 US$

General assumptions for EKF's risk assessments
This information constitutes EKF’s guideline country cover policy at publishing date. The policy is not binding for EKF regarding specific applications for export credit guarantees. Before any commitment is made based on the country cover policy, we recommend contacting EKF for further advice.

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Anne Andreassen

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Anne Andreassen
+45 35 46 26 59
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