Ex-Im Debate Revived with House Bill Introduction

On Jan. 28, Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.) introduced a bill, Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act (H.R. 597) which would reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im


U.S. Exports Sets Record for Fifth Consecutive Year

On Feb. 5, The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, released their fiscal year (FY) 2014 export data. For FY 2014,


Bicameral Trade Agenda Hearings Held on the Hill

Last week, both the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Ways and Means Committee held hearings with a single witness, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman, to examine the


U.S. Formally Accepts WTO Trade Pact

On Jan. 23, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman released a statement announcing that the U.S. has formally accepted the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), which



Arth.Award.small.2 SBEA Member Spotlight

SBEA is launching a new feature where we recognize an outstanding small exporter in our Member Spotlight. The inaugural Member Spotlight features Raymond Arth, President of Phoenix Products, Inc.