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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)
Document Number: E8-8455
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-22
Agency: Export-Import Bank, Agencies and Commissions
The Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee was established by Pub. L. 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: May 14, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Export-Import Bank in Room 1143, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20571. Agenda: Discussions will focus on U.S. Ex-Im Bank's ongoing international business development initiatives including changing economic factors in Angola and Ghana; a briefing relative to the Millennium Challenge grant for Tanzania and the Bank's independent power projects initiative in Nigeria; a report on the SAAC members discussion with Africa attendees at the Bank's annual meeting; an update on the SAAC recommendation concerning extending the insurance brokers' commission for medium-term guaranteed transactions; as well as focusing on the Bank's city/state partnership program and the dealer finance initiative. 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 May 14, 2008, Barbara Ransom, Room 1241, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20571, Voice: (202) 565-3525 or TDD (202) 565-3377.
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