Exporters For Ex-Im Coalition Says Senate Vote Is An Overwhelming Victory For Exporters, Manufacturers

Washington, DC –Following a procedural vote in the Senate indicating overwhelming support for a long-term reauthorization of the Ex-Im Bank, the Exporters for Ex-Im Coalition released this statement:

“This is an overwhelming victory for manufacturers and exporters. It proves that there is and has always been broad, bipartisan support for Ex-Im reauthorization in Congress. This is about the future of U.S. jobs and manufacturing growth, and we applaud the Senate for standing today with the job creators and exporters on the front lines of global growth and innovation.”

Additional facts about the Ex-Im Bank:

  • The Ex-Im Bank has supported 1.3 million private-sector jobs since 2009. Read here.
  • Since 1992, the Ex-Im Bank has sent nearly $7 billion to taxpayers. Read here.
  • Ex-Im doesn’t compete with the private sector; the private sector won’t be able to step in if Ex-Im closes. Read here.