Credit Insurance

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Credit Insurance

Credit Insurance provides cover for businesses if customers who owe money for products or services do not pay their debts or pay them later than the payment terms dictate. It gives businesses the confidence to extend credit to new customers and improves access to funding, often at more competitive rates.

Provides cover against the insolvency of the buyer or the occurrence of political causes of loss between acceptance of an order and shipment of the goods.


Covers the risk of insolvency of the buyer or his protracted default (failure to pay an undisputed insured debt within a certain time after the due date). There are five basic policy types;

Bonds & Guarantees

CredSure issues local bonds and guarantees required by contractors and importers including customs and court bonds.

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It covers the domestic risk of insolvency of the buyer or his protracted default. This policy also covers the export of capital goods or services on credit terms.

The Policy may be ceded to banks and financial institution as form of collateral for loans. Once a policy is running a Tripartite agreement is made between the bank and the insured with CredSure. The contract will stipulate its cover and limit of indemnification.

The most common reason for not getting paid is that a buyer goes bankrupt before payment is due. Through a trade credit insurance policy a supplier can assure payment, either from their buyer or from their insurer. Bankruptcy, or its equivalent depending on the jurisdiction, is a recognised cause of loss in trade credit insurance policies, and triggers the start of the claims and collections process.

A domestic credit insurance policy addresses the payment risks of buyers that are established in the same country as the supplier. Domestic policies usually have lower premium rates and a relatively simple structure.

Credit insurance is priced on the basis of standard actuarial techniques. It is sold mostly on a whole turnover basis (whole turnover cover policy) and premium rates are generally given as a percentage of the company’s turnover (including financially sound and weak customers).