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ECGD, the UK’s export credit agency, has published its Annual Review and Resource Accounts 2009-10, showing it provided £2.21 billion of support to UK exporters and UK investors undertaking business overseas.

ECGD, the UK export credit agency, today announced that it will be extending its Fixed Rate Export Finance (FREF) scheme to 31 March 2011.

ECGD, the UK’s official export credit agency last year provided £1.46 billion of support to UK exporters and UK investors undertaking business overseas.

Its annual report, published today, showed ECGD issued 136 guarantees and insurance policies to support British companies competing in overseas markets, compared to 96 in the previous financial year.

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