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International trade events are an excellent opportunity to for U.S. companies to meet potential buyers and for international buyers to find U.S. suppliers.

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Join U.S. Industry Program Trade Mission to the IAEA General Conference

September 16-19, 2018
Vienna, Austria

Showcase Your Civil Nuclear Technologies & Services to an International Audience

For the eleventh consecutive year, the U.S. Industry Program at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) annual General Conference in Vienna, Austria, will open the door for qualified U.S. companies to meet and engage with energy policymakers from around the world, gain first-hand information from U.S. government officials about progress on regulatory, technology and standards issues that are essential to your international business, and showcase your technology to the hundreds of policymakers, IAEA professional staff, scientists and experts who attend this event.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity

The IAEA is an international organization with 170 member countries. Their mission is to promote the development of safe, secure, and peaceful nuclear technologies. Every year the agency holds a General Conference, inviting the world’s leading nuclear policymakers and experts to Vienna for a week of meetings, presentations and networking.

Program highlights

  • Briefings from U.S. government officials
  • 1-1 meetings with visiting ITA staff from top export markets
  • Meetings with foreign government delegations from top target markets
  • Access to selected side events at the IAEA General Conference
  • Networking events


Space is limited: apply today!

Application Deadline: July 13, 2018

Participation Fee: $2,700 for a large company, $2,266 for a small or medium-sized company ($1,100 for additional participants from the same company)

Contact information:


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Certified Trade Missions to Kazakhstan and Ukraine

The Washington, DC‐based U.S.–Kazakhstan Business Association (USKZBA) and U.S.–Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), in coordination with the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service, are organizing Certified Trade Missions (CTMs) to Kazakhstan and Ukraine to lead U.S. companies interested in making business connections in these promising markets in Eurasia.

With a combined GDP of $230 billion, Kazakhstan and Ukraine offer unprecedented market opportunities in energy, infrastructure, and agriculture sectors. With a growing middle class, Kazakhstan has developed into the leading market in Central Asia and is positioning itself as a transit route between Europe and China. In Ukraine, strengthening domestic demand led by solid private consumption and sustained investment activity present new opportunities for U.S. companies.

Why join the Certified Trade Missions?

  • explore new business opportunities;
  • learn from experts on the ground about opportunities and challenges to doing business in this region;
  • meet with pre‐screened distributors, customers and business partners;
  • meet with government officials about upcoming infrastructure, energy, and agribusiness projects;
  • network with local government representatives, business people and U.S. companies on the ground at official receptions and luncheons/dinners.

Trade Missions Dates:

October 24‐26 – Kazakhstan (Almaty and Astana)
October 27‐28 – Travel
October 29‐30 – Ukraine (Kyiv)

Register Now:

For the Kazakhstan CTM, please contact:
Sarah (Frese) Nickel, Executive Director, USKZBA sfrese@uskzba.org

For the Ukraine CTM, please contact:
Michael Datsenko, Director, Information and Member Programs, USUBC mdatsenko@usubc.org

Cost: TBD (for each stop)

Stay tuned for Early Registration Discount!

Companies may choose to participate in either or both countries. The participation fee for each portion of the trade mission is payable to USKZBA for Kazakhstan portion and USUBC for Ukraine portion. You can participate in one or both market stops. Expenses for lodging, meals, incidentals and international and domestic (air) travel are the responsibility of each participant.

Questions? Contact the U.S. Commercial Service:
Lola Gulomova: Lola.Gulomova@trade.gov
Boris Chumak: Boris.Chumak@trade.gov

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Joining the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: Helping U.S. Companies Comply with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Companies must be compliant by May 25, 2018 or face penalties

The European Union (EU) is an important market for many U.S. businesses, and now firms must comply with new EU data protection requirements by May 25, 2018 or face penalties. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) authorizes fines of up to four percent of the company’s global revenue or up to 20 million euros (US $23 million), whichever is higher.

Certifying to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework through the U.S. Department of Commerce can help U.S. companies comply with GDPR data transfer requirements. The U.S. Commercial Service at the European Union (CSEU) located in the U.S. Mission to the European Union describes some relevant requirements for U.S. companies to consider.

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CS Europe eCommerce Team Services for the European Online Market

Are you interested in growing your ecommerce sales channel exposure in the EU market?

Discover our digital strategy services for U.S. business:

Data that demonstrates which European consumers have the highest probability of purchasing your products online ($500):

  • Top markets analysis
    Includes calls with CS Europe eCommerce Team and customized report with country ranking based on HS codes and 5 demographic criteria.

Determine costs and strategy for using digital marketing to drive European consumers to your website or marketplace $400 for each report:

  • Digital Marketing and Website localization
    Options and recommendations include one call with the CS Europe eCommerce Team, 1-2 calls with partners, 2-page summary.
  • E-marketplaces and platforms
    Driving consumers to U.S. or European version of your website; brand your own site or go with popular European e-marketplaces.

Determine practical solutions for shipping from U.S. or setting up a European logistics hub ($600):

  • Logistics and fulfillment
    Cost structures based on volume of sales; logistics strategies from both the U.S. and Europe. VAT Considerations; includes calls with qualified service providers and a customized report.

For more information, contact Julie.Carducci@trade.gov

For business resources on cross-border eCommerce and the digital economy, visit the eCommerce Export Resource Center.

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