Notice of Open Special Meeting of the Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee (SAAC) of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Export-Import Bank), 54260 [07-4700]

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[FR Doc. 07–4700 Filed 9–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6690–01–M BILLING CODE 3170–W7–P EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES Notice of Open Special Meeting of the Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee (SAAC) of the ExportImport Bank of the United States (Export-Import Bank) SUMMARY: The Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee was established by Public Law 105–121, November 26, 1997, to advise the Board of Directors on the development and implementation of policies and programs designed to support the expansion of the Bank’s financial commitments in Sub-Saharan Africa under the loan, guarantee and insurance programs of the Bank. Further, the committee shall make recommendations on how the Bank can facilitate greater support by U.S. commercial banks for trade with SubSaharan Africa. Time and Place: October 10, at 2 to 5 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Export-Import Bank in Room 1143, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20571. Agenda: Following a panel presentation on China’s development strategy and its impact on U.S. commercial interests generally and in Africa specifically, the meeting agenda shall include a status report on the 2006 SAAC recommendations to Congress; discussion on the 2007 SAAC recommendations to Congress; an update on the Competitiveness Working Group; the upcoming Africa focused international business development initiatives; and special recognition of the service by SAAC members to the Board. Public Participation: The meeting will be open to public participation, and the last 10 minutes will be set aside for oral questions or comments. Members of the public may also file written statement(s) before or after the meeting. If any person wishes auxiliary aids (such as a sign language interpreter) or other special accommodations, please contact, prior to October 10, 2007, Barbara Ransom, Room 1241, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20571, Voice: (202) 565–3525 or TDD (202) 565–3377. 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EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES


Notice of Open Special Meeting of the Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory 
Committee (SAAC) of the Export-Import Bank of the United States 
(Export-Import Bank)

SUMMARY: The Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee was established by 
Public Law 105-121, November 26, 1997, to advise the Board of Directors 
on the development and implementation of policies and programs designed 
to support the expansion of the Bank's financial commitments in Sub-
Saharan Africa under the loan, guarantee and insurance programs of the 
Bank. Further, the committee shall make recommendations on how the Bank 
can facilitate greater support by U.S. commercial banks for trade with 
Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Time and Place: October 10, at 2 to 5 p.m. The meeting will be held 
at the Export-Import Bank in Room 1143, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20571.
    Agenda: Following a panel presentation on China's development 
strategy and its impact on U.S. commercial interests generally and in 
Africa specifically, the meeting agenda shall include a status report 
on the 2006 SAAC recommendations to Congress; discussion on the 2007 
SAAC recommendations to Congress; an update on the Competitiveness 
Working Group; the upcoming Africa focused international business 
development initiatives; and special recognition of the service by SAAC 
members to the Board.
    Public Participation: The meeting will be open to public 
participation, and the last 10 minutes will be set aside for oral 
questions or comments. Members of the public may also file written 
statement(s) before or after the meeting. If any person wishes 
auxiliary aids (such as a sign language interpreter) or other special 
accommodations, please contact, prior to October 10, 2007, Barbara 
Ransom, Room 1241, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20571, 
Voice: (202) 565-3525 or TDD (202) 565-3377.
    Further Information: For further information, contact Barbara 
Ransom, Room 707, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20571, (202) 
565-3525.

Kamil Cook,
Deputy General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 07-4700 Filed 9-21-07; 8:45 am]
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