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EXIM Seeks Applications for 2021-2022 Advisory Committees and Two Subcommittees—Chair’s Council on Climate and Chair’s Council on China Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 6, 2021

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WASHINGTON – The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) is now accepting applications for individuals to serve as voluntary members on the 2021-2022 EXIM Advisory Committee and the 2021-2022 EXIM Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee. The agency is also seeking applications for the two subcommittees of the 2021-2022 Advisory Committee— the Chair’s Council on Climate and the Chair’s Council on China Competition. EXIM is accepting applications from July 6 to July 30, 2021.

Candidates wishing to be considered for membership on any of EXIM’s committees or subcommittees must submit a letter of interest from the candidate, a resume and/or biography, and complete the online candidate questionnaire. Completed application materials must be submitted to advisory@exim.gov by 5:30 p.m. EDT on July 30, 2021.

EXIM’s Advisory Committee provides guidance to EXIM on the agency’s policies and programs, particularly on providing competitive financing to support American jobs through exports. The committee’s 17 members represent small business, environment, production, commerce, finance, agriculture, labor, services, state government, and the textile industry.

The Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee provides advice on strengthening and expanding EXIM financing support for U.S. manufactured goods and services in sub-Saharan Africa. The nine committee members represent small business, banking, finance, trade promotion, and commerce.

The newly established Advisory Subcommittee on Climate―or the Chair’s Council on Climate―will advise the EXIM Advisory Committee on supporting U.S. exporters and American jobs in clean energy and meeting congressional mandates to support and promote environmentally beneficial renewable-energy, energy-efficiency, and energy-storage exports.

The Advisory Subcommittee on Strategic Competition with the People’s Republic of China―or the Chair’s Council on China Competition―provides guidance on advancing the comparative leadership of the United States with respect to China and supporting U.S. innovation and employment through competitive export finance.

For more information, please contact advisory@exim.gov.

ABOUT EXIM:

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) is the nation’s official export credit agency with the mission of supporting American jobs by facilitating U.S. exports. To advance American competitiveness and assist U.S. businesses as they compete for global sales, EXIM offers financing including export credit insurance, working capital guarantees, loan guarantees, and direct loans. As an independent federal agency, EXIM contributes to U.S. economic growth by supporting tens of thousands of jobs in exporting businesses and their supply chains across the United States. Since 1992, EXIM has generated more than $9 billion for the U.S. Treasury for repayment of U.S. debt. Learn more at www.exim.gov.