IL exporters say it’s a struggle with no Export-Import Bank

IL exporters say it’s a struggle with no Export-Import Bank
IL exporters say it’s a struggle with no Export-Import Bank

IL exporters say it’s a struggle with no Export-Import Bank

It’s been two months since Congress failed to re-authorize the Export-Import Bank, which is the official export credit agency of the United States. As a result, thousands of small businesses around the country, including hundreds right here in Illinois, have lost a helping hand in exporting their products to other countries. So, what does that mean for businesses in the Chicago area? Richard Paullin, executive director of the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago joins us with his take on how the closure of the bank is affecting local exporters.