The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) is committed to supporting underserved communities by awarding contracts to small and disadvantaged businesses in accordance the Small Business Administration (SBA) federal goals. 

Please access SBA guidance and assistance at: for federal contracting, and for contracting assistance programs.

While Congressionally mandated Small Business goals are 23% of total value of all annual awards, EXIM procurement consistently exceeds that overall goal. EXIM achieved 57.6% in Fiscal Year 2023, but we are eager to improve our outreach.

EXIM Small Business and Statutory SBA Prime Contract Awards (FY2023)FY2023 SBA Statutory Goals for Federal Executive Agencies
57.6%23%prime contracts for Small Businesses (SBCs)
42.8%12%prime and subcontracts for Small, Disadvantaged Businesses (inclusive of 8(a)) (SDBs)
34.3%5%prime and subcontracts for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs)
5.2%3%prime and subcontracts for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB)
2.1%3%prime and subcontracts for HUBZone Certified Small Businesses (HUBZone SBCs)
  • Types of services EXIM procures
    • Auditing Services
    • Legal Services
    • Specialized Consultant Services
    • Financial Services
    • Information Technology Services
    • Recovery Services
    • Facilities Services
    • Training
  • Procurement Contract vehicles used by EXIM

Firm fixed price/performance-based contracts (primarily)

Labor hours

Time and Material