All loans granted by Eksportfinans are secured by credit guarantees from either GIEK - The Norwegian Guarantee Institute for Export Credits and/or highly rated banks. The majority of guarantees are granted by the Norwegian government/public sector and Norwegian banks.
Eksportfinans' loan portfolio consists of different categories of loans. The majority of the loan portfolio is related to the oil- and gas and the maritime sector.
Most of Eksportfinans' borrowers are based within the OECD area. Norwegian borrowers represent a major part of the lending volume.