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DFC Political Risk Insurance

Protect your business or investment from political risk

The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) offers coverage of up to $1 billion against losses due to factors such as currency inconvertibility, government interference, and political violence including terrorism.

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Tool Snapshot
  • Partner agency: The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

  • Provides: Loss coverage, insurance

  • Eligibility: U.S. businesses and investors; eligibility varies

Types of coverage offered include: 

  • Currency Inconvertibility 
  • Expropriation 
  • Bid, Performance, Advance Payment, and Other Guarantees
  • Political Violence
  • Reinsurance
  • Breach of Contracts for Capital Markets