FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2021
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WASHINGTON – The 2021-2022 Advisory Committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) met yesterday to discuss EXIM’s new Global Finance Development Division, the Program on China and Transformation Exports (China Program) and objectives of the Biden-Harris Administration’s Build Back Better World (B3W) initiative.
Advisory Committee Chair, the Honorable Heidi Heitkamp, presided over the public meeting while Acting EXIM President and Chair James Burrows attended virtually. The meeting saw the additional participation of EXIM senior management in the Office of Power and Environmental Exports, the Office of Communications and External Engagement, the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs and the Office of the China and Transformational Exports Program.
Advisory Committee members were briefed on the Biden-Harris Administration’s new B3W initiative and provided updates regarding the progress of the China Program and the launch of EXIM’s new Global Finance Division.
EXIM’s Advisory Committee is a group of individuals in the private and public sectors that volunteer to represent various facets of the U.S. economy, including agriculture, commerce, environment, finance, labor, production, services, and small business. The committee provides input to EXIM on the effectiveness of its policies and programs in support of U.S. exporters and American jobs.
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.