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

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Would You Like Some Facts to Go with those Ex-Im Myths?

Thursday, May 14, 2015 – 9:00am — Written by Stefanie Holland

Without congressional action, the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) will close its doors on June 30. Against that backdrop, those campaigning against renewing the Bank’s charter have leveled a slew of misleading accusations. At times, the debate over Ex-Im sounds like a fact-free zone. Let’s dig into some of the charges.

Four Things Ex-Im Opponents Don’t Want You to Know

Monday, May 11, 2015 – 9:00am — Written by Thomas J. Donohue

If you look at the facts about America’s Export-Import Bank, there’s no compelling case against it. Perhaps that’s why opponents of renewing the Bank’s charter–which will expire on June 30 without congressional action–are going out of their way to avoid the truth. Instead, they are promoting a false and cynical narrative that threatens the 164,000 U.S. workers and $27.5 billion in exports that the Bank supports. Here are four things these opponents don’t want you to know about the Ex-Im Bank:

Here are 6 Things You Should Read Before Writing About the Export-Import Bank

Friday, May 1, 2015 – 2:15pm — Written by U.S. Chamber Staff

The Wall Street Journal’s Kim Strassel is usually quite good on business policy issues. It’s disappointing to read her column where she embraces a false narrative Export-Import Bank opponents are feeding opinion makers, blogs, and social media. Ex-Im isn’t a “bank to nowhere,” but a means for supporting 164,000 American workers and $27.5 billion in exports and help you understand why Congress should pass a long-term reauthorization.