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What's Next After Export-Import Bank Charter Expires at Midnight?

What's Next After Export-Import Bank Charter Expires at Midnight?
Fred Hochberg (left), chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., and Power Technology Inc. VP William Burgess during an event in Alexander in April.

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