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The U.S. Commercial Service’s Automotive & Ground Transportation team is comprised of specialists, located throughout the Unites States at Export Assistance Centers and in American Embassies and Consulates worldwide, who are dedicated to helping you export. We are the automotive industry’s primary export assistance resource and should be your first point of contact if you are looking to sell your auto parts and services overseas. This site provides American companies supplying automotive, truck, or motorcycle-related parts, services, and manufacturing/testing equipment with up-to-date information to help your company succeed internationally. If your company is not currently working with our team member at your local U.S. Export Assistance Center, please contact us today to learn how we can assist you with your export objectives.

Upcoming Trade Events

  • Webinar Series: Business Opportunities in the Pacific Rim. August – October, 2016. Free, but registration is required. Learn more and register today!
  • Webinar for U.S. Exporters: Automotive Manufacturing Meetings-Detroit (AMM Detroit), September 21, 2016 (11:00am EST). AMM Detroit (Nov 15-17, 2016) is a major automotive supply chain matchmaking event that brings together vehicle manufacturers, and tier 1, 2 and 3 suppliers in mutually selected pre-arranged meetings. This final webinar (of a three-part series) will emphasize who to select and how to coordinate follow-ups. We’ll also preview expected foreign delegations and analyze the potential for U.S. companies. FREE, but registration is required. Learn more and register today!
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Detailed Event Information For Infrastructure Opportunities in Panama and Colombia Detailed Event Information For Infrastructure Opportunities in Panama and Colombia
Infrastructure Opportunities in Panama and Colombia -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Building Products, Construction Eq., Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Railroad Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)
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Location/Date: Washington, DC, United States 01/30/2013 - 01/30/2013
Event Summary:
In this webinar you will learn about the opportunities in the following sectors: building products, construction equipment, electrical power systems, safety and security equipment, airport supplies, logistics and distribution solutions providers, port equipment, and intelligent transportation systems (ITS), airport and port design and construction. A plethora of opportunities for American firms in Colombia and Panama are the result of by the US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement and the US-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. The US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement on May 15, 2012 provides immediate duty-free entry for 80 percent of U.S. consumer and industrial exports to Colombia, with remaining tariffs phased out over the next 10 years.Colombia is the third largest market in the region, after Mexico and Brazil, and is ranked 22nd as a market for U.S. exports globally. Over the past 10 years, Colombia has become one of the most stable economies in the region. The US-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) that has had the effect of eliminating some 90% of tariffs and duties on U.S. exports to Panama. In 2011, U.S. exports to Panama jumped 34% to $8.25 billion – in no small part due to the fact that Panama's economy grew 10.5%. Main webinar speakers include Cameron Werker,Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Colombia and Daniel T. Crocker, Senior Commercial Officer at the U.S. Embassy Panama Please see Trade Mission Link to learn more: http://export.gov/trademissions/colombiapanama/index.asp

Contacts:
Cameron Werker, Shanghai
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: 86-21-6279-7638
Cameron.Werker@trade.gov
Daniel Crocker, Madrid
Executive Director
Phone:
Daniel.Crocker@trade.gov
Arica Young, OIO-WH
Director of Operations
Phone: 202-482-6219
Arica.Young@trade.gov

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