UK Export Finance (UKEF)

UK Export Finance provides financial support for businesses exporting goods and services.

The Export Working Capital Scheme provides partial guarantees up to 80% of a loan to help UK exporters access working capital finance for specific export-related contracts.

The Direct Lending Facility Scheme loans within an overall limit of £8 billion to overseas buyers, allowing them to finance the purchase of capital goods and/or services from UK exporters. The loans can be made in up to eight currencies, with a value limit of £200 million and a fixed rate of interest.

Enquiries for the two options can be sent by email to: