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BAFT Op-Ed - Reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank Is Just Common Sense

by Tod Burwell | Sep 03, 2014
Ex-Im is one of the rare government agencies that's running smoothly, according to Tod Burwell... Read the full article

There is much in our government that doesn't seem to work as effectively as it should. So it is ironic that some have trained their fire on a government agency that works well: the Export-Import Bank. Ex-Im's mission is to ensure that U.S. companies — large and small — have access to the financing they need to sell their goods and services to customers all over the world. Ex-Im does not compete with the private sector. It fills gaps in trade finance by working with financial institutions to ensure that U.S. businesses operate on a level playing field as they compete for international business.

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