U.S. Chamber: Commentary, Op-eds, and Blogs on the Export-Import Bank of the United States in April 2015

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Governors, Local Officials Call on Congress to Renew Ex-Im

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 – 12:45pm — Written by Stefanie Holland

With dozens of governors and other state and local officials weighing in, the debate over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is coming to a head even as the expiration of its charter looms on June 30. The bipartisan coalition supporting Ex-Im is growing — from coast to coast and from city halls and state houses to Washington.

Africa, Asia Face $1 Trillion Trade Finance Gap — and the U.S. Should End Ex-Im?

Friday, April 3, 2015 – 11:00am— Written by Christopher Wenk

The WTO reports — six years after the darkest days of the financial crisis — there’s huge unmet demand for trade finance in the developing world, which today purchases over half of all U.S. exports