Statement by AIA President & CEO Marion C. Blakey on Export-Import Bank Reauthorization

Dec. 09, 2011

We are deeply concerned that Congress has not passed a long-term reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. We strongly urge passage of a full four-year reauthorization before the current authorization expires December 16.

The bank serves a critical function for U.S. job creation and economic growth by supporting the financing of American exporters. In fiscal year 2011, the bank reports that it supported more than $40 billion in U.S. exports, helping to create or sustain an estimated 290,000 direct and indirect jobs at over 3,600 U.S. small and large companies – while earning a…

December 2011 eUpdate

Dec. 06, 2011