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Featured photo: Supporting American manufacturers in the global economy

American business, Emerging markets, Overseas, OPIC, Impact investing, World development, Infrastructure, Investments, Political Risk Insurance, Entrepreneurs, Private sector, Finance, Developing countries, Improving, Investing
(Photo by David Bohrer, National Association of Manufacturers) ​​​​​​​

 

​​​​​​​A worker at Ellicott Dredges’ Maryland manufacturing facility assembles the dredging equipment used around the world to help control flooding and make waterways more passable. Ellicott, one of OPIC’s many American small business partners, uses OPIC political risk insurance to support the sale of its equipment in developing and conflict-affected markets such as Iraq. The company employs 200 workers in the U.S. and operates manufacturing facilities in Maryland and Wisconsin.

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