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CEE Commentary

The Coalition for Employment through Exports (CEE) responds to conservative attacks upon the critical role that Ex-Im Bank plays in supporting exports and U.S. jobs.

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Exporter Profiles

Small businesses and mid-market companies depend on Ex-Im Bank financing programs to enable them to expand, create and support more U.S. jobs.

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ECA Competition

Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) facilitate and support a country’s exports. As competitor ECAs become larger, more proactive and aggressive, U.S. companies lose out.

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Shutdown Impact

If the Ex-Im Bank is not reauthorized, hundreds of thousands of jobs will be lost and U.S. companies will seek more supportive business climates abroad.

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Voices for Ex-Im & News

Small Business Voices for Ex-Im
Small and medium-sized businesses talk about the importance of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and how the Bank is an intrinsic part of their ability to export.

To hear the latest conversation, click on the audio link below or visit the Small Business Voices for Ex-Im page.

Small Business Voices from Florida:
Heavy Equipment Resources of Florida and Drake Finance Group

The case for reauthorization of US Export-Import Bank
The charter which autho¬≠rized the existence of Ex¬≠port—Import Bank of the United States (U.S. Ex-Im) was due for renewal at the end of September this year. Its re-authorisation required congressional approval. But, the renewal of the charter seemed to have fallen due at the wrong time. Bipartisan consensus on virtually anything has been difficult to come by for some time now, for reasons that could very easily be linked to the mid-term election in November 2014. This had made the U.S. Ex-Im to teeter on the brink of dissolution until its charter was extended for nine months pending long-term re-authorization.

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Ex-Im Bank Joins with Virginia Small Business Development Center to Boost Local U.S. Exports
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has joined forces with the Virginia Small Business Development Center/George Mason University to assist local businesses to boost their export sales and add quality American jobs as part of Ex-Im Bank’s City/State Program.

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The Export-Import Bank of the United States’s charter has been extended through June 30, 2015, providing credit and insurance to American companies to help them sell products abroad.