A working meeting with representatives of the French export credit agency BPIFRANCE was held on June 21, 2018 in Minsk.
The meeting was attended by Ms. Malia Dufour, BPIFRANCE Director of International Relations, and Ms. Izora De Cromier, Europe and Russia Regional Director. Gennady Mitskevich, CEO of Eximgarant, Ilya Sakhar, Head of the International Cooperation Division and Andrey Sakovich, Deputy Head of the Export Risks Insurance Division represented national ECA.
The parties conducted negotiations on cooperation to increase mutual external trade between the Republic of Belarus and France using insurance, co-insurance and reinsurance tools, as well as facilitating the investments in Belarusian economy using Eximgarant support. BPIFRANCE expressed its readiness to support the projects in Belarus using its wide opportunities.
Export credit agency of France BPIFRANCE - 100% state-owned company. As COFACE successor, it provides export support on behalf of the state. The main areas of activity: export credit insurance, investment insurance, pre-export financing and working capital provision. The company became a Berne Union member in January 2017, has 48 regional offices and about 2,500 employees.