Two opportunities to reopen US Ex-Im
Plans to make US Ex-Im fully operational again were dealt a blow this week when Congress rejected an amendment to a short-term spending bill that would allow the bank to function without a full board. Ishka examines two possible opportunities to reopen the bank. The first involves a new Senate banking committee chairman, while the second involves the next US budget.
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