NSBA to Host Natural Gas Exports Teleconference

December 19, 2012

On Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, NSBA will host a teleconference for members to discuss natural gas exports and the potential impact on America’s small business community. Joining us on the call will be Charles K. Ebinger, Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy Security Initiative at The Brookings Institution. Mr. Ebinger...


House Passes Russia PNTR

November 21, 2012

Last week, the House overwhelmingly approved, 365-43, the Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012 (H.R. 6156), which would establish Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Russia and Moldova.


House Expected to Vote on Russia PNTR

November 13, 2012

The House is expected to vote on this week on a bill to normalize trade relations with Russia, which will translate directly into new export sales with Russia, the fastest growing of the top 15 U.S. trading partners last year.


Commerce Under Secretary Talks Export Control Reform

September 26, 2012

On Tuesday, NSBA and SBEA hosted a teleconference featuring The Honorable Eric Hirschhorn, Under Secretary of the U.S Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security, who discussed export controls changes that will impact small- and mid-sized exporters.


NSBA Call with Commerce Under Secretary Eric Hirschhorn

September 18, 2012

On Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 2:00 EDT, NSBA and SBEA will host a teleconference featuring Eric Hirschhorn, Under Secretary of the U.S Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security who will discuss small-business export issues, including export control reform.


Exporting Round-Up

September 5, 2012

Get the latest updates on all things exporting as they relate to small business, including NSBA participation in a White House Business Council, Ex-Im Bank authorizations, trade relations with Russia, and U.S. export numbers.


Senate Approves Ex-Im Compromise

May 15, 2012

On Tuesday, May 15, the U.S. Senate approved compromise language supported by NSBA and its international trade arm, the Small Business Exporters Association (SBEA), which will reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. The compromise, crafted by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), was approved...


House Passes Ex-Im Reauthorization

May 9, 2012

On Wednesday afternoon, the House passed the Securing American Jobs Through Exports Act of 2011 (H.R. 2072)which reauthorizes the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank for another three years. This bill will enable the Bank to continue to play an integral role enabling U.S. companies—large and small—to export goods and services around the world thus creating and maintaining thousands of U.S. jobs.