There are no formal restrictions on cover.
Cover facilities are available on a case-by-case basis. A restrictive approach is adopted to cover of transactions with public buyers.
In addition, cover is available for project finance and other structured finance deals, where necessary based on countertrade transactions.
Collateral is not normally required.
Country information on commercial practices, business climate, market analyses, law, import procedures, customs duties and international projects and tenders can be found on the website of Germany Trade & Invest (gtai, https://www.gtai.de).