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Single Risk Insurance

Customised insurance solutions for overseas projects

“Single Risk Policy” revolves around five innovative contracts:

  • Political Risk
  • Export & Domestic 
  • Import
  • Financing
  • Investment


Single Risk Policy has been developed to help you deal with the issues associated with trading with an important customer in a straightforward and cost-effective way. “Single Risk” is a solution to companies and financial institutions exposed to commercial and political risks abroad.


Changing legislation, contract breaches, expropriation, nationalization, armed conflict, labour unrest, acts of terrorism, etc. are all possible reasons for taking out cover on a case-by-case basis for your business.


From manufacturing to credit risks, and risks relating to the economic or political situation in a country, your sales of capital goods or services may require specific or one-off protection linked to a particular context, period, market, etc.



The credit insurance provided by our Single Buyer Policy helps you avoid the risks associated with non-payment by one single customer; a customer who may represent a large share of your sales and revenue. 


The policy ensures a more predictable cash flow in the event of the protracted default or failure of this key customer, therefore allowing you to grow your business with confidence.



  • Protection against risks that are specific to business abroad
  • Covers that are tailor-made in terms of risk assessment, scope and cost
  • Individual policies that are customized and scalable
  • Solutions that protect across multiple countries for single or multiple risks

Delivering a valuable solution…

Delivering a valuable solution…

A manufacturer of industrial equipment is buying iron ore from a Chinese miner. The manufacturer advances the payment to be reimbursed through shipments over a 12-month period.
After 6 months, the Chinese government imposes a ban on iron ore exports to keep it for the domestic market, making it impossible for the Chinese miner to send its shipments.
Coface indemnifies the amount of advance payment not yet reimbursed by shipments, helping the company to minimize its loss.


A Singapore industrial company, specialising in bottling processing lines manufacturing, has signed a contract with a Thai beverage producer.
Coface issues a policy to cover the breach and interruption of the contract due to political and credit risks.
The beverage producer breaches its contract by announcing that it will not receive the equipment or pay for them because it has just gone insolvent.
As Coface covers 90% of the industrial company’s losses, all expenses incurred till the point of breach of contract less the sums already received, such as a downpayment, is indeminified.

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