Toward Green Export Finance? Investigating the views of UK exporting firms towards UKEF

Andrew Leming

February 2021

This analysis presents the results of polling of a reflective sample of UK exporting firms on three broad areas: their general experiences and views of UK Export Finance (UKEF), in the case of exporting firms familiar with UKEF; the impact of COVID-19 on and their views on the support provided by UKEF; and, their views on how UKEF can support the transition to a net-zero world.

This analysis comes at a crucial time for UKEF and climate policy. The UK is co-hosting the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) later this year and the Government recently announced that UKEF will phase out any financing, products or services for fossil fuel exporting projects.

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