The 8th version of the Trade Registry Report has now been released by the ICC. The report is now based on 17 million transactions with a value of US$8.5 trillion covering the period 2008-2015. The products covered include import and export letters of credit, import and export loans and performance guarantees.
Some of the highlights include:
Import credits default rate by exposure of 0.08%
Export credits default rate by exposure of 0.04%
Performamce guarantees default rate by exposure of 0.19%
Average maturity periods were: for import credits 122 days; export credits 133 days and performance guarantees 582 days.
The full report is available from the following link ICC Trade Register Report 2016 .pdf