Foreign business – yes, but on a safe basis.
How can a small or medium-sized enterprise transact international business in difficult markets without risking bad debt losses?
Is your foreign customer not only looking for superior technology and the best price but also for a financing arrangement?
Hermes Cover helps your small or medium-sized enterprise to protect itself from the risks involved in an export transaction and to put together a competitive overall package. Thus you gain a strong starting position for your foreign business. We will support your short-term trade transactions but also transactions on longer credit terms or your supplies as subcontractor for large-scale projects, in which you are involved as small or medium-sized enterprise. And all this irrespective of the transaction size.
The specific advantages of Hermes Cover for you as small or medium-sized enterprise at a glance.
- Makes it possible to open up difficult markets
- Secures the market position in the respective buyer country even if the risk situation changes
- Offers protection against non-payment
- Makes export financing easier
- Helps to create a level playing field in international competition
- Preserves jobs in Germany
Therefore, the Federal Government offers a large variety of different forms of cover – developed in particular for small and medium-sized enterprises – so that they can benefit from these advantages.
Hermes cover in practice
Covered with Supplier Credit Cover and Buyer Credit Cover
Covered with Supplier Credit Cover, Buyer Credit Cover and Contract Bond Cover with Counter-Guarantees
Secured with an isolated buyer credit cover
Cover under a Supplier Credit Guarantee and a Buyer Credit Guarantee
In the drop-down list or the overview map you will find the
respective conditions for your export country.
Markter closing program for small and medium enterprises
A programme of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action for SME to support their way in new markets. In the event formats for German exporters, interested companies can find out about target markets and sectors, make contacts or present their own products and solutions.
Do you have any questions about cover?
Our regional company consultants will explain all questions regarding Federal Export Credit Guarantees to you free of charge and without obligation in a personal meeting – online or at your premise. Together we will find the right solution for your business structure.