Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsExport Import Bank Of The United States
IN THE NEWS

Export Import Bank Of The United States

FEATURED ARTICLES
BUSINESS
July 15, 1988 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Tom Bradley put City Hall in the banking business Thursday by launching a new $15-million loan program designed to help small- and medium-sized exporters in the Los Angeles area. The export finance program--with funds made available by Imperial Bank of Los Angeles and guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of the United States--is the city's first public-private partnership to make funds directly available to local exporters.
ARTICLES BY DATE
BUSINESS
July 15, 1988 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Tom Bradley put City Hall in the banking business Thursday by launching a new $15-million loan program designed to help small- and medium-sized exporters in the Los Angeles area. The export finance program--with funds made available by Imperial Bank of Los Angeles and guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of the United States--is the city's first public-private partnership to make funds directly available to local exporters.
Advertisement
BUSINESS
April 25, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Financing Completed for Indonesia Plant: A group that includes SCEcorp's Mission Energy Co. unit closed $2.5 billion in financing to build the coal-fired power plant in East Java. The bulk of the funding, $1.82 billion, comes from the Export-Import Bank of Japan, with support from Japan's Ministry of International Trade and Industry, the Export-Import Bank of the United States and the Overseas Private Investment Corp. of the United States. A group of eight commercial banks is also contributing.
BUSINESS
August 11, 1998 | BARBARA MURPHY
Los Robles Bank in Thousand Oaks has formed a foreign trade finance department to assist local companies in international business transactions. The department, which will be headed by bank Vice President Robert Young, will provide financing to importers and exporters, including commercial and standby letters of credit and bankers' acceptances. Bank President Robert B.
BUSINESS
February 13, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
The government-run Export-Import Bank of the United States expects to start lending money to the Soviet Union soon, bank President and Chairman John Macomber said today. "I suspect we will (open credit lines to Moscow) in the springtime," he told a news conference in Tokyo. He also expects the bank to start providing credits to East Germany and Czechoslovakia. It already lends money to Poland and Hungary.
BUSINESS
January 4, 1996
Export-Import Bank President Nominated: Martin Kamarck has been nominated by President Clinton to serve as president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Kamarck is currently vice chairman of the bank and would assume the chairmanship when confirmed by the Senate. He would succeed Kenneth Brody, who resigned. The Ex-Im Bank, as it is known, is an independent agency that provides loans and political risk guarantees for U.S. companies' exports.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1985
Henry Kearns, head of the Export-Import Bank of the United States from 1969 until 1973, has died of cancer in San Francisco. He was 74 and at his death was president of Kearns International which helps U.S. firms develop business overseas. Before being named head of the Export-Import Bank by President Richard M. Nixon, he served in the Eisenhower Administration as assistant secretary of Commerce for International Affairs.
BUSINESS
November 3, 1995 | STEVEN PEARLSTEIN, WASHINGTON POST
Kenneth D. Brody, the one-time Wall Street financial wizard who helped spearhead the Clinton Administration's campaign to boost U.S. business abroad, is resigning as head of the government's export financing agency.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 13, 1991 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Independent film distributors will become eligible for credit to market American-made films abroad under a new program announced Tuesday by Mayor Tom Bradley and leading representatives of the independent film industry. The program, developed by a task force set up by the mayor, will provide film distributors with financing backed by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Eximbank), Foreign Credit Insurance Assn. and American Film Marketing Assn.
BUSINESS
September 10, 1997 | DIANE SEO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Joseph F. Sachs is director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Long Beach. Representatives from four federal agencies--the Small Business Administration, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the Commerce Department and the Agency for International Development--work out of the center and provide assistance to exporters. * What are the hot industries for exporting these days?
NATIONAL
June 12, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Rescue crews searched the Chesapeake Bay for a publisher and former diplomat Sunday after his sailboat was discovered empty in the water with the engine still running. The Coast Guard dispatched a C-130 aircraft, a helicopter and boats to assist in the search for 72-year-old Philip Merrill, who had been sailing alone Saturday. Senior Chief Steve Carleton said the Coast Guard was operating under the assumption that Merrill fell overboard.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|