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The program is being held in cooperation with Milken NTE and U.S. DOC, DECSC, SBA, EXIM, LACBFFA, LARExC and numerous other agencies. There is no charge (except $10 for parking).
To register please contact:
Helen Mendoza at firstname.lastname@example.org
Norman Arikawa at email@example.com
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The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) (www.ustda.gov) will sponsor a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) to the United States for a Delegation of senior Brazilian Passenger Railway sector officials from August 5 – 15 to Washington, D.C. and the San Francisco Bay Area in California.
On Monday, August 13 in San Francisco, CA, USTDA will host a one-day Business Briefing for U.S. railway-related companies to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 345 Stockton and Union Square (36th Floor) from 9.00 a.m. (Registration) – 4.30 p.m. There is no charge for attendance.
- Brazil Passenger Rail RTM (2018) – Business Briefing Flyer
- USTDA – Fact Sheet 2018 – USTDA Overview 101 Flyer
- Brazil Passenger Rail RTM (2018) – List of USTDA invitees
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED — SAVE YOUR SEAT TODAY!
CONTACT INFORMATION: Koeppen, Elliott & Associates, Ltd. (KEA) (www.kealtd.com) is organizing this Business Briefing on behalf of USTDA. For further information regarding registration and/or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with the delegates, please contact KEA by by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; by text or phone at 757-342-2149.
Why Hong Kong?
Hong Kong is the second largest export market for California Food & Agriculture, totaling over $3.5 billion. Because Hong Kong is one of the leading trading hubs in Asia, the Hong Kong Food Expo attracts buyers from all over Asia and South-East Asia, the fastest growing and largest regional market for California consumer goods and food products. In addition, Hong Kong’s sophisticated transportation infrastructure system provides perfect opportunity for U.S. businesses to connect with other Asian markets.
- Chile is stable, prosperous and consistently ranks high on international indices relating to economic freedom, transparency and competitiveness.
- Macroeconomic stability and growing integration with international capital markets has earned Chile an A+ credit rating, the highest in Latin America.
- Under the United States – Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA), 100 percent of U.S. consumer and industrial goods exports to the region are no longer subject to tariffs.
- U.S. brands are the top sellers for heavy vehicles. Best prospects include but are not limited to: engine kits, differential gears, clutches, rings, accessories, lights, pneumatic suspension systems, batteries, filters, oil, joints, rods and fifth wheels.
- In the market for light vehicles, the best prospects include but are not limited to: engine components, clutches, mufflers, tires, catalytic converters, lights, gearboxes, air filters, brake components and windshields.
First held in 1926, TIF enjoys significant international appeal. It is held annually in September in Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece and an important administrative, cultural, and business hub of SE Europe. TIF attracts a large number of exhibitors, visitors, professionals and business representatives from across Greece and the neighboring countries.
The theme of the U.S. presence at the Show in 2018 will be “Harnessing Innovation”, intending to showcase American leadership in driving ingenuity and creativity in a variety of business sectors. Since the USA will be the honored country, the participating American companies will attract the interest of the public, government officials, as well as officials from neighboring countries. The Prime Minister of Greece will attend the opening and inaugurate the American Pavilion along with a high-level delegation from the U.S. Government.
According to Finnovista, Brazil is home to the largest number of FinTech startups
in Latin America which is why, September 17-19, 2018 and in partnership with the
U.S. Commercial Service, PHM International will host a certified Trade Mission for
U.S. investors, incubators, and FinTech companies in São Paulo, Brazil.
*FinTech startup discounts available.
Brazil FinTech Roadshow-Flyer-1
Trade between the U.S. and Taiwan is highly complementary. Taiwan is the U.S.’s 11th largest trade partner while the U.S. is Taiwan’s 2nd largest. With the aim of augmenting Taiwan-US bilateral business cooperation, both the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and TAITRA are co-hosting “US Business Day” in Taipei, for the 7th consecutive year. The one-on-one business meetings facilitated by TAITRA will serve to help US businesses tap into Taiwan’s global supply chain, and vice versa. The event will reimburse qualified buyers for travel expenses incurred during their visit.
In May 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation that China will hold China International Import Expo (CIIE) starting from 2018.
It is a significant move for the Chinese government to hold CIIE to give firm support to trade liberalization and economic globalization and actively open the Chinese market to the world. It facilitates countries and regions all over the world to strengthen economic cooperation and trade, and to promote global trade and world economic growth in order to make the world economy more open.
The Chinese government sincerely welcomes government officials, business communities, exhibitors and professional purchasers across the world to participate in CIIE and to explore the Chinese market. We would like to work with all countries, regions and international organizations to make CIIE a world-class Expo, providing new channels for countries and regions to do business, strengthen cooperation and promote common prosperity of the world economy and trade.
China to Focus on Imports with International Expo in November
CalChamber, January 26, 2018