Export-Import Bank of the United States Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg was in Birmingham this week visiting with local exporters and business leaders and talking about support from the federal agency. Ex-Im Bank provides loans, loan guarantees and export credit insurance to help cover financing gaps for American exporters. While in Birmingham Hochberg visited with company leaders at Amerex, SPOC Automation and McSweeney Holdings and attended a luncheon hosted by the Birmingham Business Alliance and the Business Council of Alabama.
Click here to read an article from al.com where he and Congresswoman Terri Sewell talk about the importance of exporting in Alabama and how the Export-Import Bank can support those efforts. Click here to read how the bank boosts sales and jobs in Alabama – it has supported nearly $788 million of Alabama exports since 2007 that support nearly 4,000 jobs in the state.