FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2000
Nancy Publicover at (202) 565-3200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
US businesses are developing their international customer base, making more sales in emerging markets, meeting growing international demand for US goods and services, and maximizing their company's growth potential at the 2000 Annual Conference of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), April 12-13 at the Washington, D.C. Hilton. Ex-Im Bank's Annual Conference is the premier gathering for exporters who want to increase their visibility, meet new customers, learn about available export financing tools and discover markets newly opened to Ex-Im Bank business.
Ex-Im Bank's exhibit hall, in its third year as a conference highlight, features exhibits of export and financing products and services by US exporters, US and foreign lenders and financiers, and trade-related government agencies. The exhibit holds a record 50 booths, up from 30 booths last year. Equipment exhibits include a GE CFM 56-3 aircraft engine.
The exhibitors are:
ABB Structured Finance
American Export Training Institute
Banco Do Brasil
Bankers' Association for Finance and Trade
BBN Financial Services
Bureau of National Affairs Inc.
Constantin Control Associates
Corporate Council on Africa
Development Finance International
Euler American Credit Indemnity
Euromoney Institutional Investor
Evergreen International Aviation Inc.
Export-Import Bank of the United States
Export Risk Management
FCIA Management Co. Inc.
GeoLogistics Services Inc.
Harza Trade Finance LLC
Llanos Oil Exploration Ltd.
NCM Americas Inc.
Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
Rohde & Lisenfeld Inc.
The Kreller Group
Transoceanic Shipping Co. Inc.
U.S. Trade & Development Agency
U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Information Center
U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Finance
U.S. Bank Corporate Trust Services
U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Multilateral Development Operations
U.S. Small Business Administration
Union Planters Bank N.A.
Veritas Business Information
Willis Political & Financial Risks
Zurich U.S. Political Risk
Ex-Im Bank is an independent federal government agency that provides loans, loan guarantees and export credit insurance to support U.S. exports to developing markets around the world. In fiscal year 1999, Ex-Im Bank supported nearly $17 billion of U.S. exports to markets worldwide.