GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS & INNOVATION

AIA Welcomes Confirmation of Export-Import Bank Nominees

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Eric Fanning on the Senate vote confirming the nominees for the Export-Import Bank of the United States Arlington, Va. — Today’s confirmation of Kimberley A. Reed as President, and Spencer Bachus III and Judith DelZoppo Pryor as Members of the Export-Import Bank’s Board of Directors, is a long-awaited step towards putting the Bank back in the business of supporting American exporters of all sizes. The Bank now has the requ...

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AIA Welcomes Senate Move on Export-Import Bank Nominees

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Eric Fanning on the Senate vote to close debate on the nominees for the Export-Import Bank of the United States Arlington, Va. — The Export-Import Bank is a critical U.S. government tool for leveling the playing field against foreign competition for American exporters of all sizes. It’s especially valuable for supporting exports in the aerospace industry, providing government-backed loan guarantees when private financing is n...

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Manufacturing & Defense Industrial Base Executive Order

Executive Order 13806, Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States, requires an interagency assessment of the manufacturing and defense industrial base and their supply chains. AIA hopes the attention brought on by EO 13806 will establish the urgency needed to implement significant change.

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Acquisition Reform

AIA plays a preeminent role in representing the aerospace and defense industry in all facets of the Department of Defense’s acquisition process.

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