WICHITA — The head of the U.S. Export-Import Bank told a Kansas World Trade Center audience today that the Air Capital holds a special distinction in the country.
"No city does a better job of exporting than Wichita," said Fred Hochberg, chairman and president of the bank that is the official U.S. export-credit agency.
Hochberg told the audience of about 90 people he wants his bank, whose financing totaled $21 billion in fiscal year 2009, to help Wichita grow its exporting while also gleaning lessons learned here to pass on to other cities.
Hochberg was speaking at an afternoon export briefing organized by the KWTC.
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