IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

NFI

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow (subsidised)

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 18 May 2011 | Removal date: open ended

Trade finance

On 18 May 2011, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) supported exports from Boeing Company. Specifically, the bank guaranteed a USD 271.89 million loan to Etihad Airways located in United Arab Emirates. The guarantee will support the purchase of products or services classified by the bank under the category 'Aircraft Manufacturing'.

According to EXIM, its mission is to provide trade finance 'in cases where the private sector is unable or unwilling to provide financing or when such support is necessary to level the playing field due to financing provided by foreign governments to their exporters that compete with U.S. exporters'.

EXIM is the export credit agency of the United States that provides competitive financing to businesses to facilitate the export of U.S. goods and services to foreign buyers. The bank provides direct loans, loan guarantees, export credit insurance, and guarantees of working capital loans to help businesses compete in foreign markets.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

496 Aircraft & spacecraft; parts
8801 Balloons and dirigibles; gliders, hang gliders and other non powered aircraft.
880100 Balloons and dirigibles; gliders, hang gliders and other non powered aircraft.
8802 Other aircraft (for example, helicopters, aeroplanes); spacecraft (including satellites) and suborbital and spacecraft launch vehicles.
880211 Of an unladen weight not exceeding 2,000 kg
880212 Of an unladen weight exceeding 2,000 kg
880220 Aeroplanes and other aircraft, of an unladen weight not exceeding 2,000 kg
880230 Aeroplanes and other aircraft, of an unladen weight exceeding 2,000 kg but not exceeding 15,000 kg
880240 Aeroplanes and other aircraft, of an unladen weight exceeding 15,000 kg

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