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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

Ex-Im Bank Extends Credit of $180 million to Expand Water Systems in Ghana
The Government of Ghana has secured a loan of $180 million from the United States Ex-Im Bank to rehabilitate water supply system nationwide. According to Ghana’s Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda, who made this known at the meet-the-press encounter in Accra last week-end, said the project will improve water delivery in all the 10 regions of Ghana and he said, the government will use the loan to “change old and obsolete equipment by the Ghana Water Company Ltd (GWC) to provide effective drinking water to the Ghanaian people.”

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Uncertainty About Export-Import Bank Causing Trouble for Some Firms
Air Tractor Inc., a Texas manufacturer of agricultural and firefighting airplanes, was excited about a multimillion-dollar order from Africa, but fresh questions about the future of the U.S.export-assistance agency now threaten the sale.

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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.