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EKF’s risk assessment when exporting to Italy


EKF's cover policy towards Italy

Moderate payment risk As a rule, EKF will cover risks associated with business transactions in the country. EKF will however often impose special requirements on buyers over and above the ordinary minimum criteria for creditworthiness.

Political risk assessment - export

Credit periodCountry risk classification (0-7)Terms of cover
Up to 1 year0
Special terms of cover
No restrictions
1-5 years0
Reduced cover due to EU rules
Minimum buyer risk category 4 (CC4)
Special terms of cover
More than 5 years0
Minimum buyer risk category 4 (CC4)
Special terms of cover
Special guarantees0
No restrictions

Political risk assessment - investments

Type of guaranteeCountry risk classification (0-5)Terms of cover
Guarantee for equity investments0
No restrictions

Business climate

Good business climate The commercial framework conditions in the country are sound. There may be moderate problems with individual aspects of the business climate, but the overall impression is positive.

Further information about Italy

POPULATION AREA GDP PER CAPITA
61,680,122 301,340 km235,823 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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Lynge Gørtz Smestad

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Contact EKF’s country and bank analyst:
Lynge Gørtz Smestad
+45 35 46 27 11
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