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Foreign Aid

International franchisees find easier access to capital.

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This story appears in the August 1998 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) of the United States is making it easier for franchisors and their foreign franchisees to access funds for capital equipment and ongoing purchases of U.S.-manufactured products and services through short- and medium-term insurance programs.

"We help [foreign franchisees of U.S. companies or distributors of U.S. products] who don't know what to do on the financing end," says Christine Topoulos of the Ex-Im Bank, which is based in Washington, DC.

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