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

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Ex-Im in the Real World: Get the Facts Straight

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – 10:15am— Written by Christopher Wenk

The Chamber sent a letter backing a bipartisan bill to reform and reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. Freedom Partners responded with an email commenting on the Chamber’s letter and pushing its campaign to “end Ex-Im.” However, this purported “fact check” runs afoul of the real world pretty quickly.

Thousands of State Leaders Continue to Voice Support for Ex-Im

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 – 3:15pm  — Written by Stefanie Holland

The debate in Congress over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is coming to a head as the June 30 charter expiration nears – and state leaders across the country are rallying to voice support for an extension.

1.4 Million Jobs at Risk if Ex-Im Bank Not Renewed, Warns Airplane Exec

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 – 3:45pm— Written by U.S. Chamber Staff

60 other countries have institutions like the Ex-Im Bank that provide trade financing.

This Maryland Company Would Shrink by 70% Without the Ex-Im Bank

Thursday, March 12, 2015 – 9:00am — Written by Ian Wagreich

If you want to know the importance of Congress reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank, just ask Bobby Patton. The CEO of Patton Electronics Co., a communications equipment manufacturer in Gaithersburg, Maryland, says his business would be forced to shrink by 70 percent if the bank shuts down. Congress has until June 30 to act.