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:86 21 20895500
: 86 21 20895599
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Credit and Political Risk

Corporate and commercial insurance
Faced with the challenges of growth and the constant pressure to create shareholder value, businesses are increasingly looking to markets overseas. Along with the opportunities afforded by international trade and investment come specialized risks. Zurich Credit and Political Risk team is uniquely suited to help businesses mitigate such risks effectively.

Our advantages

Our underwriters average more than 10 years of experience in emerging markets, and work with 300 of the world's leading companies including financial institutions, multinational corporations, project developers, investors, exporters and infrastructure developers. Zurich's relationship with public agencies and international banks in over 150 countries allows us to create structured overseas deals for your organization any place you need to do business.

Zurich's in-depth understanding of emerging markets and innovative solutions is one of the reasons we've been named by Trade Finance magazine as "Best Private Insurer" every year since 2002 as well as “Best Trade Insurer” in Asia every year since 2009. Backed by the strength of the Zurich Insurance Group, we are rated “AA-” by S&P, “A+” rated by A.M. Best.


Our products

  • Trade Credit Insurance
    Zurich offers a trade credit solution tailored to the way business is conducted in developing economies and the payment default risks that go with it. We provide trade credit insurance that covers exporters, commodity traders and the financial institutions that support them against payment defaults caused by political risk events or company-specific issues.
    Terms up to seven years give insureds the ability to offer extended or deferred payment terms, which are often essential to build relationships with emerging markets customers. Zurich also structures single-obligor policies, with capacity up to US $75 million per transaction – so each deal receives the attention and the protection it merits.
    When it can enhance coverage terms, capacity or flexibility, Zurich collaborates with export credit agencies and multilateral institutions to optimize trade credit coverage for insureds.
  • Political Risk Insurance
    Some of the best business opportunities today require your company to venture into remote locales where you face a higher likelihood of expropriation, war, terrorism, sovereign default, embargoes, and other upheavals. You need protection against these more exotic risks, and Zurich is more than able to take these on.
    Zurich offers highly flexible, long-term protection for investors, financial institutions, project developers and contractors confronting the political risks of emerging markets. Coverages are customized transaction-by-transaction to address the risks arising from political events where our clients do business. Terms can extend up to 15 years, with capacity of up to US $150 million per transaction. Multi-country and global programs are available.

  • To know more about the above products and services, please contact Zurich General Insurance Company (China) Limited:
    Room 603B, 605C, 606 and 607A, 6th Floor, Office Building F, Phoenix Place, Tower 21 No.A5, Shuguangxili Chaoyang District, Beijing 100028, China
    Tel: +86 10 8454 7799 Fax: +86 10 8454 7766 Email: zurich.china@zurich.com
    Website: www.zurich.com.cn Hotline: 400 615 5156




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