Export-Import Bank of Washington

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The Export-Import Bank of Washington (EIBW) was established under DC charter by Executice Order 6581, February 2, 1934, to assist in financing U.S. trade with the Soviet Union. It was made a component of newly established Federal Loan Agency by Reorganization Plan No. I of July 1, 1939. EIBW was transferred to Department of Commerce by Eexecutive Order 9071, February 24, 1942. Then transferred to newly established Office of Economic Warfare in the Office for Emergency Management by Executive Order 9361, July 15, 1943. Then transferred to the newly established Foreign Economic Administration by Executive Order 9380, September 25, 1943. It was made an independent agency by the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 (59 Stat. 526), July 31, 1945. Then reincorporated under federal charter by amendment to the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 (61 Stat. 130), June 9, 1947. Finally redesignated Export-Import Bank of the United States, 1968. See 275.1.