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EXIM provides financing solutions – including export credit insurance, working capital guarantees, and guarantees of commercial loans to foreign buyers – to empower exporters of U.S. goods and services. Our products have many uses, so whatever your need EXIM can find a solution that fits.

Am I Eligible to Work with EXIM

Before getting started it's important to know the basic requirements for working with EXIM. While it's always a good idea to call us with any questions about our policies, generally your business will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Been in business for at least three years
  • At least one person working in the firm full time
  • Has a positive net worth
  • Exports U.S. made products and/or services provided by U.S. workers (see content policy)
  • Has a Dun & Bradstreet Number

What We Do and Don’t Do

EXIM has a flexible and robust set of products and services, but there are certain things we can't take on due to regulations and other standards. Please take a look and see where we fit in the trade finance landscape.

We Do
  • Support trade transactions of U.S.-made goods and services
  • Provide export credit insurance for short-term and medium-term sales on secured or open account payment terms
    • FOR EXPORTERS:
      • Multi-Buyer policies
      • Single-Buyer policies
      • Policies for small businesses and environmental exporters
    • FOR LENDERS:
      • Supporting letters of credit
      • Supporting foreign buyer credits
  • Provide Pre-export working capital:
    • Direct loans to qualified small businesses
    • Loan guarantees to lenders
  • Provide foreign buyer loan guarantees to lenders for medium-term financing
  • Co-financing with other Export Credit Agencies
  • Supply chain financing support
  • Structured trade and project finance transactions
We Don't
  • Support military or defense-related sales
  • Provide grants
  • Support the import of goods and services
  • Support Start-ups sales
  • Support crude oil sales
  • Direct investment
  • Personal loans
  • Financing for the purchase of land
  • Finance exports to restricted countries (Check the Country Limitation Schedule for more details)

Other products

EXIM also offers other products as part of our portfolio to assist in what tend to be larger projects in areas such as energy, infrastructure, and capital equipment.

Need to Talk to Someone About Getting Started?

Call1-800-565-3946

Events You Should Attend

MAY 18-20
Online

UPDATED KEYNOTE #3 SPEAKER: Dr. Wei-Shin Lai, CEO - AcousticSheep LLC / EXIM 2020 EXPORTER OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER

The NASBITE International Annual Conference provides a rich forum for learning and networking across a broad spectrum of topics related to international business, trade and trade education. NASBITE Conferences are known for their “take-away” value and networking opportunities. This year’s conference programming will benefit all segments of the global business community including: trade educators and administrators; federal, state and local trade assistance professionals; exporters and importers; other businesses that support or facilitate international trade finance, logistics, and compliance; and students.

MAY 18
Your Computer - MDT

Note: This is Mountain Time.
In 2020, Idaho exported $3.4 billion worth of goods and services around the world. Nearly 90 percent of those successful exporters are small businesses — and your business could be among them.

Please join the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) and our partners — Idaho Department of Commerce, Idaho District Export Council, Idaho State Department of Agriculture, U.S. Commercial Service, and U.S. Small Business Administration —to learn about government tools, resources, and services available to support Idaho businesses. With more than 95 percent of the world’s consumers living outside the United States, the focus will be on assisting Idaho companies tap into the international market to grow their business and confidently export worldwide.