Federal, state and local officials say opening of Export-Import Bank office in Detroit will lead to more jobs

MLive: January 28, 2013

The opening of a federal Export-Import finance center will help create jobs in Detroit and in the state, federal, state and local officials said Monday at the Detroit Regional Chamber headquarters in Downtown Detroit.

“Our goal is to make things and grow things in Michigan, and then create jobs through exports,” U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow said. “For every $1 billion dollars in goods or services exported, we create 7,000 jobs. So we want to export our products, not our jobs, and the way to do that is expanding our support, particularly for small businesses.”

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