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Export-Import Bank

The Export-Import Bank: Invaluable to American Jobs
  • The Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) helps support 2.4 million jobs in America’s aerospace industry.


  • Ex-Im supports all levels of American manufacturing either directly or by creating substantial aftermarket opportunities after an initial export takes place


  • The Ex-Im Bank Supports American businesses at no cost to the U.S. taxpayer.


  • Our workforce, companies and nation deserves an Ex-Im Bank with a leader fully committed to its success. 


A Critical Component of the American Economy

  • The contributions the Export Import Bank of the United States makes to the U.S. economy are indispensable.
  • Over the past 10 years, export sales financed through Ex-Im Bank have supported more than 1.7 million U.S. jobs, while generating more than $3.8 billion in profit for American taxpayers since 2009.
  • To help offset the risks of foreign financing, the Ex-Im Bank provides businesses with the liquidity and confidence to accept new international contracts and compete more effectively in the global marketplace.
  • The Bank helps level the playing field for America’s aerospace manufacturers, who are competing with foreign companies backed by the low interest rates and deep coffers of other nations.


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