New Zealand Export Credit (NZEC) is located in the Treasury, as part of its Financial Operations.
It is New Zealand’s official export credit agency. Its purpose is to support New Zealand exports and the internationalisation of its exporters through the provision of trade credit insurance and financial guarantees.
NZEC’s financial guarantees and insurance policies are fully backed by the New Zealand Government through the Minister of Finance. The maximum aggregate liability under the scheme is NZD 740 million.
The NZEC web site includes information for exporters and banks interested in the NZEC's products and services.