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The Ex-Im Bank's "Small Business" Ruse

Created on May 20, 2014

The Ex-Im Bank's "Small Business" Ruse

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Proponents of the Export-Import Bank like to say how much the bank helps American small businesses, but those businesses the bank categorizes as “small” receive a slim percentage of total authorizations. Even then, many of the businesses themselves aren’t really “small”—some employ upwards of 1,500 people and have revenues of $21 million annually.

Source: Export-Import Bank of the United States, http://exim.gov.

Tags: Export-Import-Bank, Ex-Im, small-business