EXIM offers a diverse set of tools that can streamline the exporting process and expedite sales. Below is material specific to buyers, lenders, and brokers that addresses their individual needs.
Country Limitation Schedule
Need to see if Ex-Im Bank operates at a certain level, or at all, in your market? Check our Country Limitation Schedule before you go any further!
Want to find a broker in your area, or a lender that has experience working with Ex-Im Bank? These are great ways to help ensure smooth transactions with Ex-Im Bank.
Ex-Im Online is an interactive, web-based process that now allows exporters, brokers and financial institutions to transact with Ex-Im Bank electronically.
Commercial Interest Reference Rates (CIRR)
Commercial Interest Reference Rates are the official lending rates of Export Credit Agencies.
Get Help Applying
Looking for another way to apply? We highly recommend contacting one of our experts at a Regional Export Finance Center.
We strongly encourage the use of specialist insurance brokers by exporters and lenders who are interested in export credit insurance. Brokers provide a number of valuable services to existing and prospective policyholders, and they receive their compensation from commissions paid by Ex-Im Bank. There is no charge to the policyholder.
The City/State Partners Program brings state, county, and local non-profit economic development entities together with Ex-Im Bank in a partnership designed to expand export opportunities.
If you have the local market knowledge and the ability to reach it, Ex-Im Bank offers trade finance expertise and programs specifically tailored to support U.S.-based exporters. By cooperating and pooling strengths, we can accomplish together what neither could do alone.
"…the Export-Import Bank has created a wholly new program of export financing which now provides U.S. business with credit facilities equal to any in the world."
President John F. Kennedy, July 18, 1963
Events You Should Attend
Attending an in-person or remote trade finance event is one of the best ways that small business entrepreneurs, larger exporters, and foreign importers of U.S. goods and services can learn more about how to make exporting simpler, safer, and more effective.
Think exporting is only for the big guys? Think again! 97 percent of all U.S. exporters are small to medium sized companies and of that group two-thirds of those companies haveless than 20 employees. Small businesses looking to increase sales and profit, reduce dependence on the domestic market and stabilize seasonal fluctuations should consider growing their exports. This half-day program will emphasize why exporting is good for your bottom line and make you aware of the tools and assistance available to make your company an exporting success!
Discover programs and resources to grow your business in the global marketplace. Discuss challenges and solutions with other local manufacturers and learn about pro-business initiatives provided by the Department of Commerce, Small Business Adminstration, and EXIM Bank.