Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank

Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank

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The Export-Import Bank (EIB) is the official U.S. export credit agency. It operates under a renewable charter. EIB's most recent reauthorization was in 2006, when Congress extended the Bank's authority through FY 2011. Since its inception, EIB programs have supported more than $400 billion in U.S. exports. The Bank's charter expires on Sept. 30, 2011. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) Background: Overview of EIB; EIB's Role in Promoting U.S. Exports; EIB Stakeholders; International Export Credit Environment; (3) Issues for Congress; (4) Potential Options for Congress: Structure of EIB; Length of Reauthorization; EIB's Policies; Global Competitiveness Issues. This is a print on demand report.Economic considerations: Congress requires that Ex-Im Bank-financed exports have no adverse effects on U.S. industry and employment. The Bank must conduct an economic impact assessment on all transactions of more than $10 million ofanbsp;...

Title:Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank
Author:Shayerah Ilias
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2011-10-01


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