Volume 90 | November 27, 2018
ARLINGTON, VA - The U.S. Trade and Development Agency signed a grant supporting the Airports Authority of India’s efforts to advance the safety and effectiveness of the National Airspace System . The Boeing Company (Seattle, Washington) will carry out the technical assistance, which will create a ten-year roadmap to enhance communications, expand existing systems and airspace capacity, and invest in navigation and surveillance/air traffic management.

Over the last decade, India’s aviation sector has grown exponentially, with an 18% increase in passengers from 2016 to 2017. This rapid growth has created congestion for India’s National Airspace System, and the project will help reduce congestion and allow India to meet increasing passenger demand.

“USTDA is pleased to partner with AAI and Boeing on improving safety and reducing congestion for flights in India,” said USTDA’s Acting Director, Thomas R. Hardy. “At the same time, this project will create market access for high quality U.S. exports that can advance India’s aviation goals.”

“India recently celebrated 50 consecutive months of double digit growth which is still continuing,” said Chairman, Airports Authority of India, Guruprasad Mohapatra. “This growth has brought with it the challenge of maintaining safe and efficient aircraft operations. Hence, it was decided to draw a robust roadmap for sustained ANS infrastructure to meet the growth challenges in a planned way. We have entered into a grant agreement with USTDA, under which Boeing will provide the technical knowhow to develop a future roadmap for smoother and efficient skies.”
USTDA recently announced a call for proposals for gas sector infrastructure projects in emerging markets! Project sponsors or U.S. businesses working with project sponsors can submit by Monday, January 28, 2019 at 12pm EST . Click here to learn more.
December 3, 2018
Location: San Francisco, CA

As part of the  West Africa Smart Grid Reverse Trade Mission , USTDA is hosting a business briefing for U.S. companies to learn about upcoming projects opportunities West Africa’s power sector. This event provides an opportunity to engage with key decision-makers and create new partnerships.
December 6, 2018
Location: Houston, TX

As part of the  Egypt Refineries Modernization Reverse Trade Mission , USTDA is hosting a business briefing for U.S. companies to meet with decision-makers from Egypt’s oil and gas industry and learn about upcoming project opportunities. The event will offer the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the delegates to showcase your company’s technologies and services.
December 10-11, 2018
Location: Mumbai

USTDA is hosting an India Energy Storage and Smart Grid Workshop II in Mumbai for U.S. companies to learn about upcoming projects and procurements in India’s energy sector.  

The agenda will cover India’s plans regarding development of sustainable grids, big data, grid load balancing, and integration of renewables. U.S. companies will learn how they can get involved with these projects and will have the opportunity to meet with decision-makers to possibly form new partnerships.
Riverside County Economic Development Authority
The Riverside County Economic Development Agency (EDA) is dedicated to growing the economy, training its workforce, building county facilities, and improving the quality of life for all residents.

Specifically, the EDA focuses on e nhancing the economic position of the county and its residents; maintaining the environment; improving quality of life; encouraging business growth; building a positive business climate; developing a trained workforce; improving existing communities; offering a variety of housing opportunities; and providing cultural and entertainment activities.
Making Global Local
Making Global Local  is an initiative designed to connect cities and states across the country with USTDA's export-promoting programs by forming strategic partnerships with key state and local trade promotion organizations. 

Given its unique role, USTDA is perfectly positioned to support U.S. businesses interested in entering or expanding their presence in developing and middle-income countries. If your organization is interested in partnering with USTDA, please send us an email at  mgl@ustda.gov
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies. USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project preparation and partnership building activities that develop sustainable infrastructure and foster economic growth in partner countries.
USTDA | ( 703) 875-4357 | USTDA.gov