Washington, DC hosted the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) Annual Conference held on April 24-25, 2014
The conference focuses on the global business environment and prospects for growth. Business and government leaders addressed export opportunities and challenges for American companies, the role of emerging markets, and the U.S. Trade Agenda.
Introductory and welcoming statements were made by The President of the United States of America Barack H. Obama.
In addition, the two-day event featured remarks, discussions, and panels with some of the world's leading economic voices, including Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf; SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk; Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker; Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz; Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack; Pemex CEO Emilio Lozoya Austin; Former Treasury Secretary and President Emeritus of Harvard University Lawrence Summers; television host and bestselling author FareedZakaria; Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe; former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman; and others.
More than 1,000 lenders, insurance brokers, U.S. exporters, international buyers, and government experts attended the conference
GRATA Law Firm was represented at the Conference by Zulfiya Akchurina, Lawyer, Representative in the United States