[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 135 (Monday, July 15, 2013)]
[Page 42072]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16783]



[Public Notice: 2013-0034]

Application for Final Commitment for a Long-Term Loan or 
Financial Guarantee in Excess of $100 Million: AP087586XX

AGENCY: Export-Import Bank of the United States.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This Notice is to inform the public, in accordance with 
Section 3(c)(10) of the Charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United 
States (``Ex-Im Bank''), that Ex-Im Bank has received an application 
for final commitment for a long-term loan or financial guarantee in 
excess of $100 million (as calculated in accordance with Section 
3(c)(10) of the Charter). Comments received within the comment period 
specified below will be presented to the Ex-Im Bank Board of Directors 
prior to final action on this Transaction.
    Reference: AP087586XX.

Purpose and Use

    Brief description of the purpose of the transaction:
    A direct loan to an Israel-based company to support the procurement 
of U.S. manufactured solar arrays as well as U.S. launch services and 
launch insurance.
    Brief non-proprietary description of the anticipated use of the 
items being exported:
    The loan will enable the Israeli based company to finance the solar 
arrays, launch, and insurance in support of a manufactured satellite. 
The satellite is expected to provide additional capacity to 
broadcasting and telecommunications companies in the company's existing 
customer base in Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle 
    To the extent that Ex-Im Bank is reasonably aware, the item(s) 
being exported are not expected to produce exports or provide services 
in competition with the exportation of goods or provision of services 
by a United States industry.


    Principal Supplier:
     Space Exploration Technologies Corp. of Hawthorne, 
     Marsh Space Projects, New York, New York.
     ATK Space Systems Inc., Goleta, California.
    Obligor: Space-Communication Limited.
    Guarantor(s): None.

Description of Items Being Exported

    To finance the construction of solar arrays, U.S. launch services, 
and launch insurance.
    Information on Decision: Information on the final decision for this 
transaction will be available in the ``Summary Minutes of Meetings of 
Board of Directors'' on http://exim.gov/newsandevents/boardmeetings/board/.
    Confidential Information: Please note that this notice does not 
include confidential or proprietary business information; information 
which, if disclosed, would violate the Trade Secrets Act; or 
information which would jeopardize jobs in the United States by 
supplying information that competitors could use to compete with 
companies in the United States.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before August 9, 2013 to be 
assured of consideration before final consideration of the transaction 
by the Board of Directors of Ex-Im Bank.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted through Regulations.gov at 
WWW.REGULATIONS.GOV. To submit a comment, enter EIB-2013-0034 under the 
heading ``Enter Keyword or ID'' and select Search. Follow the 
instructions provided at the Submit a Comment screen. Please include 
your name, company name (if any) and EIB-2013-0034 on any attached 

Cristopolis A. Dieguez,
Program Specialist, Office of the General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2013-16783 Filed 7-12-13; 8:45 am]