EXIM Regional Export Promotion Program (REPP)

EXIM, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, has many programs to help U.S. exporters, including small businesses. In fact, in Fiscal Year 2017, EXIM authorized more than $2.2 billion in  financing to support U.S. small businesses.

Working Capital Loan Guarantee — 90% guarantee on loans that provide working capital to fulfill export orders. Find a Delegated Authority Lender or apply to EXIM directly.

Export Credit Insurance — insures up to 95% against nonpayment of foreign accounts receivable. Find a specialist insurance broker or contact EXIM directly.

Financial Institution Buyer Credit (FIBC) — allows financial institutions to offer competitive short-term credit terms to foreign buyers of U.S. exports

• Medium- and Long-Term Financing — Export Credit Insurance, Loan Guarantee, and Direct Loan programs for exporters and/or financial institutions, including special programs for Environmental Exports, Medical Equipment, and feasibility studies and pre-construction design, engineering, and architectural services (Engineering Multiplier Program)

Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses — EXIM has specialist staff to help minority- and women-owned U.S. businesses export

For more information on EXIM, contact Lisa Markkula in the mayor’s office.