Political Risk and Export Finance

Tuesday April 12, 2016

Here’s a great article on export credit. Following the fight over the Export-Import Bank of the United States, which I discussed here in 2014, here in 2015, here again in 2015, and in The Conversation last year, the bank was reauthorized by Congress after a brief shutdown period. Elaine Pofeldt has a good article in Global Trade where she discussed Ex-Im, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and other export finance options.

Predictably, I make an appearance discussing political risk. You can get the full article on Global Trade’s website:

Image of the Boeing Everett Factory via Jetstar Airways and Wikimedia. Boeing is a beneficiary of Ex-Im Bank’s financing options, creating jobs throughout the United States.