Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank Fred Hochberg talks during the second day of the Reuters Aerospace and Defense Summit in Washington, September 10, 2014 (REUTERS/Larry Downing).

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What you need to know about the Export-Import Bank: A quick update

April 27, 2015, Randi Brown

The Export-Import Bank is slated for another reauthorization at the end of June. Will the controversial bank be reauthorized by Congress this time around?

  • In the News

    Latin America already has two major regional development banks, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Corporación Andina de Fomento, and most countries can also borrow from international capital markets, so joining [the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank] does not appear to be as urgent as it may be to other founding members.

    April 7, 2015, Harold Trinkunas, Ecns
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    OPIC should push further in the direction of venture capital investments, where some degree of failure is acceptable and even necessary to ensure an institution is operating at the cutting edge of where a market can and should be going.

    March 9, 2015, George Ingram, Devex
  • In the News

    [Due to the Fed’s tapering] there will be a reversal of capital flows from emerging markets to the center (United States) which, in turn, will increase the pressure towards the depreciation of local currencies.

    October 30, 2014, Guillermo Vuletin, Clarin
  • In the News

    The new central banker [Alejandro Vanoli] will be an ally of the government and, as such, he will respond to president Fernandez's needs and requests.

    October 29, 2014, Guillermo Vuletin, Central Banking
  • Interview | CCTV America

    July 21, 2014, Tanvi Madan

  • In the News

    We should expect to see the announcement of a major new multilateral development bank in which the five-member states [BRICS] will each contribute a certain amount of capital — up to $100 billion total over a number of years.

    July 12, 2014, Harold Trinkunas, Voice of America
  • Interview | The SAIS Observer

    February 21, 2014, Guillermo Vuletin

  • Interview | The Bank of England

    November 15, 2013, Donald Kohn

  • In the News

    If every country tries to race towards the lowest rate, then in the end nobody gains. If you believe there should be no government at all, then fine. But if you believe some government is good, then you cannot have a system that erodes the tax base in all major countries.

    March 28, 2013, Kemal Derviş, New York Times
  • In the News

    We are very close to a full blown systemic crisis of the euro area and it is the IMF's duty to make sure the situation is stabilized. The conditions in which the IMF involvement will take place are extremely challenging and unprecedented. It puts the IMF at the heart of the euro area policymaking machinery.

    October 2, 2012, Domenico Lombardi, Reuters

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