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EKF’s risk assessment when exporting to Canada


EKF's cover policy towards Canada

Low payment risk As a rule, EKF will cover risks associated with business transactions in the country. No requirements will normally be imposed on buyers other than the ordinary minimum criteria for creditworthiness.

Political risk assessment - export

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

Political risk assessment - investments

Type of guaranteeCountry risk classification (0-5)Terms of cover
Guarantee for equity investmentsContact EKF 

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 Canada

POPULATION AREA GDP PER CAPITA
34,834,841 9,984,670 km250,398 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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Lars Piil Damm

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Contact EKF’s country and bank analyst:
Lars Piil Damm
+45 35 46 26 57
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