USITC Investigating EU Trade-Related Barriers for SME’s

August 7, 2013

Recently, the U.S. International Trade Commission announced they will begin an investigation process to identify trade-related barriers that small and mid-sized businesses face in exporting to the European Union. USITC is soliciting comments and will hold a hearing in early-October.

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Senate Committee Approves Ex-Im Chair’s Nomination

June 12, 2013

On June 6, the U.S. Senate Banking Committee approved Fred P. Hochberg’s, second four-year term as Chairman and President of the Export Import Bank of the U.S. 20-2.His nomination now heads to the Senate which must act before July 20 when his current term extension ends.

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NSBA Staff Speaks at Global Trade Meeting

June 5, 2013

Earlier this week, NSBA/SBEA staff participated in a meeting of the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business, where the need for improved and eased exporting through trade partnerships was discussed.

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Ex-Im Bank Chairman Hochberg’s Confirmation Hearing

May 8, 2013

Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a hearing for Fred P. Hochberg, who has been re-nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as Chairman and President of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank of the United States for a second term.

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Exporting Round-Up

April 17, 2013

In this latest update on exporting news are updates on: a new report on the how the Great Recession impacted small exporters; several initiatives from the U.S. Export-Import Bank; a review of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement; and new data on U.S. exporting.

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