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Definition Credit Risk. Description.

Credit Risk is the risk a firm runs that a counterparty to a loan, trade, or transaction will be unable or unwilling to pay for the transaction or repay the loan at maturity.

Companies try to counter credit risk through determining the credit rating of their counterparties, using credit scoring techniques.

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  The Role of Letters of Credit in Risk Management and International Trade
What is in current financial risk management the role of the Letter of Credit (LOC)?
How can the LOC reduce risks in international trade?
The current economical crisis affects international trade and increases the probability of exposures, ...

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Risk Management in Agricultural Lending

Presentation about Risk Management, especially focused on the Risks in Agricultural Lending. The presentation includes the following sections:
Usage (application): Agricultural Risk Management, Micro Finance, Bottom of the Pyramid, Agriculture Risk Management


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