Export Import Bank News

House Republicans Not Planning to Address Export-Import Bank Reauthorization

Reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank was left off a list of items that the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives expects his party to take up in September, raising new questions about the bank’s future. The charter …

Rep. Hensarling Blasts Export-Import Bank As ‘Special Privilege’

A Republican House committee chairman scolded Boeing Co. and a large U.S. trade group on Monday for lobbying to keep the Export-Import Bank alive, saying their efforts amounted to petitioning for “special privilege.” Rep. Jeb Hensarling wrote a scathing letter …

Small Firms Fear Gap in Trade Finance If Export Import Bank Closed

Private sector trade finance has not fully recovered from its financial-crisis collapse, and it is not clear it could fill the gap if the U.S. state-run export lender closes. Conservative U.S. lawmakers are clamoring to shutter the Export-Import Bank, an …

Export-Import Bank Could Be Reformed Rather Than Closed

The U.S. Export-Import Bank, derided by conservative critics as an expensive boondoggle, may win a reprieve from what looked like almost certain death in Congress if enough Republicans can be persuaded to let it live on, but with its wings …

Small Businesses Lobby for Export-Import Bank

If the battle over the U.S. Export-Import Bank is Washington’s latest political tempest, then Don Nelson from Bakersfield, California is aiming at the eye of the storm. Nelson’s small oilfield equipment company is part of new House Majority Leader Kevin …

The Political Battle Over Export-Import Bank

A day before U.S. House Republicans were to vote on a new majority leader, lawmakers aligned with the limited-government Tea Party movement delivered a message to the leading candidate, Kevin McCarthy of California. They made clear to McCarthy at a …