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International Trade Background

NPES strongly supports free, fair international trade policy that provides a level playing field for association members’ products and services in global markets.


Ex-Im Bank Reauthorized Through June 2015

NPES continues to advance its trade agenda by urging the 113th Congress to enact Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) during its “lame duck” session before it adjourns sine die. This follows Congress’s temporary reauthorization of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which it enacted before recessing for the fall elections, thus averting for the time being the elimination of the agency and its assistance to U.S. exporters.
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View a detailed summary of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 (H.R. 3830 and S. 1900)


Ex-Im Bank at Risk

Unless Congress acts by September 30, the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) will cease to exist and American exporters will find it just that much harder to compete in global markets. The bank was last reauthorized in May 2012; NPES strongly supports its reauthorization again now.
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