Titles and Form Number:EIB 00-02 Annual Competitiveness Report Survey of Exporters and Bankers.
Type of Review:Renewal.
Need and Use:This information will be used to fulfill the statutory mandate (Export-Import Bank Act of 1945, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 635) which directs Ex-Im Bank to report annually to the U.S. Congress any action taken toward providing export credit programs that are competitive with those offered by official foreign export credit agencies. The Act further stipulates that the annual report on competitiveness should include the results of a survey of U.S. exporters and U.S. commercial lending institutions which provide export credit to determine their experience in meeting financial competition from other countries whose exporters compete with U.S. exporters.
Affected Public:This form affects entities involved in the export of U.S. goods and services.
Annual Number of Respondents:150.
Estimated Time per Respondent:35 minutes.
Government Burden Hours:137.5 hours (55 minutes per response).
Estimate Government Burden Cost:$5,324.01.
Frequency of Reporting or Use:Yearly.
Dated: September 28, 2012.
Sharon A. Whitt,
Agency Clearance Officer.