The British Exporters Association (BExA) is an independent national trade association representing the interests of the export community. Established in 1940 as the National General Export Merchants Group, it became the British Export Houses Association and then in 1988 adopted the name of British Exporters Association when it recruited manufacturing companies as members.
- BExA response to UKEF ResultsJuly 11, 2016BExA congratulates UK Export Finance on another positive and encouraging set of results. Whilst the overall value of supported business has fallen slightly to £1.8bn the 23% increase in the number of supported companies shows that UKEF is continuing to expand their reach with UK exporters. Equally encouraging is that 77% of the supported companies are SMEs – these are the organisations that will provide export growth for the UK and UKEFs growing support for SMEs is essential to achieving this. UKEF have continued to show innovation in their approach to financing with two firsts in the ECA world; the first ECA backed Sukuk and the first Renmimbi denominated financing. BExA welcomes and supports this innovative approach that will only provide further opportunities for UK exporters. BExA remains committed to working with UKEF to develop their product range to meet the needs of exporters and to ensure the position they have worked hard to achieve, as one of the world’s top export credit agencies, is maintained.
- BExA response to BrexitJune 24, 2016The British public have voted to leave the European Union. We now enter a period of uncertainty for UK exporters as the terms of our exit are negotiated and whilst our trading terms with non-EU countries are clarified. BExA remains committed to promoting the needs of UK exporters with UK Government to ensure the right help is provided to enable exporters to navigate through and succeed during this challenging period.
- BExA in the PressMarch 31, 2016
BExA Annual Lunch
Mansion House, City of London – Monday, 10th October 2016