Regulating under the radar: EU official export credit support

Dawar, Kamala (2020) Regulating under the radar: EU official export credit support. VoxEU CEPR Policy Portal.

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Abstract

There are now over 100 national export credit agencies, delivering approximately $215 billion in official export support to domestic firms’ exports of goods, services, and investments. This column argues that governments have a collective interest in revamping the rules to prevent an export credit subsidy war and a race to the bottom in terms and conditions. This could be done through the International Working Group on Export Credits and also by the European Commission setting a gold standard by more rigorously evaluating longer-term export credit activity.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Export Credit Agencies, OECD, WTO, Protectionism
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF1414.4 Exports
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF1701 Tariff. Free trade. Protectionism
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance > HJ7461 Expenditures. Government spending
K Law
K Law > K Law in General. Comparative and uniform Law. Jurisprudence
Depositing User: Kamala Dawar
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2020 08:28
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2020 13:02
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/89687

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RESPECT- Realizing Europe�s Soft Power in External Cooperation and TradeG2321EUROPEAN UNION770680