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Trade credit stats

The ABI and member companies have worked closely to provide data on trade credit insurance

The latest statistics for 2012 include:

  • Between 2007 and 2012 the average claim paid on a trade credit policy increased by nearly 100%, whereas the average premium for a trade credit policy increased by 30%.
  • In 2012, policyholders with an insured turnover of less than £10m accounted for 20% of Gross Written Premium compared to 28% in 2007.
  • In 2012, policyholders with an insured turnover of more than £100m accounted for 42% of Gross Written Premiums compared to 36% in 2007

Detailed statistics on the insurance industry are available to purchase. See our industry data section for more details.


Last updated 01/07/2016