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October 1, 2004 to September 30, 2005

I. Basic Information

  1. Name, title, address, and telephone number of person(s) to be contacted with  questions about the report:

    Joseph A. Sorbera, FOIA Public  Liaison          
    Export-Import Bank of the United  States                                              
    811 Vermont Avenue,  NW
    Washington, DC 20571
    (202) 565-3241

    Dawn Kral, FOIA  Specialist
    Export-Import Bank of the United States
    811 Vermont Avenue,  NW
    Washington, DC 20571
    (202) 565-3248
  2. Electronic address for report on the World Wide Web: www.exim.gov/about/foia
  3. To receive a hard copy of this report, mail a request to Joseph A. Sorbera  (see section I. A. of this report, Contacts)

II.  How to Make a FOIA Request (See Attachment, Sec. 404.4, or www.exim.gov/about/foia/foia-request-form)

  1. Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all individual agency components  and offices that receive FOIA requests

    Export-Import Bank of the United  States
    Freedom of Information Act Office
    811 Vermont Avenue,  NW
    Washington, DC   20571
    (202) 565-3241 
  2. Brief description of the agency's response-time ranges (see Attachment,  Sec.404.5, or www.exim.gov/about/library/foia/fedreg.pdf)
  3. Brief description of why some requests are not granted.
    Ex-Im  Bank most commonly withholds documents pursuant to FOIA Exemptions (b)(4) and  (b)(5).

III. Definitions of Terms and Acronyms Used in the Report

  1. Agency-specific acronyms or other terms N/A
  2. Basic terms, expressed in common terminology (see Attachment, Sec.404.2, or www.exim.gov/about/library/foia/fedreg.pdf)

IV. Exemption 3 Statutes

  1. List of Exemption 3 statutes relied on by agency during current fiscal year. 

    1. Brief description of type(s) of information withheld under each statute. 
      N/A
    2. Statement of whether a court has upheld the use of each statute. If so, then  cite example 
      N/A

V. Initial FOIA/PA Access Requests

  1. Number of Initial requests
    1. Number of requests pending as of end of  preceding fiscal year              17
    2. Number of  requests received during current fiscal year                          136
    3. Number of requests processed during current fiscal  year                     134
    4. Number of requests pending  as of end of current fiscal year                  19
  2. Disposition of initial requests
    1. Number of total grants          68
    2. Number of partial grants         36
    3. Number of denials                    9
    a. number of times each FOIA exemption  used
    (1) Exemption 1             0
    (2)  Exemption 2             7
    (3) Exemption 3             0
    (4) Exemption 4             31
    (5) Exemption 5           20
    (6)  Exemption 6             3
    (7) Exemption 7(A)        0
    (8) Exemption 7(B)          0
    (9) Exemption 7(C)        0
    (10)  Exemption 7(D)      0
    (11) Exemption 7(E)       0
    (12) Exemption 7(F)         0
    (13) Exemption 8            0
    (14)  Exemption 9            0 
    4. Other reasons for nondisclosure  (total)          21
    a. no records                                            11
    b.  referrals                                                   0
    c. request withdrawn                                   10                                            
    d.  fee-related reason                                     0
    e. records not reasonably described              0
    f. not a proper FOIA request for 
    some  other reason                                    0
    g.  not an agency record                                  0
    h. duplicate request                                      0
    i. other                                                         0

VI. Appeals of Initial Denials of FOIA/PA Requests

  1. Number of Appeals
    1. Number of appeals received during fiscal year           4
    2. Number of appeals processed during fiscal  year        4
  2. Disposition of appeals
    1. Number completely upheld                 3
    2. Number partially reversed                   1
    3. Number completely reversed              0
    a. number of times each FOIA exemption used 
    (1)  Exemption 1                        0          
    (2)  Exemption 2            1
    (3) Exemption 3            0
    (4) Exemption 4              3     
    (5) Exemption 5              2
    (6) Exemption 6            0
    (7)  Exemption 7(A)      0
    (8) Exemption 7(B)         0
    (9) Exemption 7(C)      0
    (10)  Exemption 7(D)    0
    (11) Exemption 7(E)     0
    (12) Exemption 7(F)     0                                  
    (13) Exemption 8          0
    (14) Exemption 9            0
    4. Other reasons for nondisclosure (total) 0
    a. no records                                0
    b. referrals                                    0
    c. request withdrawn       0
    d.  fee-related reason       0
    e. records not reasonably  described   0
    f. not a proper FOIA request for some  other reason   0
    g. not an agency record    0
    h. duplicate request              0
    i. other                                0

VII. Compliance with Time Limits/Status of Pending Requests

  1. Median processing time for requests processed during the year
    1. Simple  requests 
    a. number of requests processed                                   71
    b. median number of days to  process                            13
    2. Complex requests 
    a. number of requests processed                                   62
    b. median number of days to  process                            74
    3. Expedited  Requests
    a. number of requests  processed                                     1
    b.  median number of days to process                                6
  2. Status of pending requests
    1. Number of requests pending as of end of  current fiscal year                         19
    2. Median  number of days that such requests were pending as of that date        25

VIII. Comparisons with Previous Years (optional)

  1. Ex-Im Bank received one request for expedited processing, and processed one  request for expedited processing.

IX. Costs/FOIA Staffing

  1. Staffing levels
    1. Number of full-time FOIA personnel               1.0
    2. Number of personnel with part-time or occasional FOIA duties  (in total work-years)   .7
    3. Total number of personnel (in  work-years) 1.7 
  2. Total costs (including staff and all resources)
    1. FOIA processing  (including appeals)             $157,000
    2.  Litigation-related activities (estimated)                  -0-
    3. Total costs                                                                                                      $157,000
    4. Comparison with previous year(s)(including percentage of  change)(optional)
  3. Statement of additional resources needed for FOIA compliance (optional) N/A

X. Fees

  1. Total amount of fees collected by agency for processing requests      $2,738.00
  2. Percentage of total costs  1.7%