TradePosts Issue: June 6, 2016
USTDA is proud to host the 2016 U.S.-China Aviation Summit.
The Summit is an excellent opportunity for U.S. industry and government officials to engage China's senior aviation leaders in substantive discussions on aviation policies, technologies and best practices.   

Date: June 19 - June 21, 2016
Location: Washington, D.C. 

Key goals of this event include:   
  • Identifying commercial opportunities for U.S. businesses,
  • Expanding U.S. trade opportunities and  
  • Introducing U.S. technologies and best practices to China's growing aviation sector.


The Summit will cover pressing topics such as:
  • New air traffic management technologies and management procedures,
  • Maximizing air traffic control capacity and efficiency, 
  • Aircraft environmental issues, 
  • Safety certification, 
  • Airport sustainability,
  • General aviation development, among other issues vital to China's expanding aviation infrastructure

To Register: 
  • Visit the summit's official webpage here
  • Follow @USTDA for the latest news and events! 

June 6 - 10, 2016:  Energy Technologies for Caribbean and Central American Water Utilities Reverse Trade Mission
Locations: Washington, D.C.; Baltimore, MD; Atlantic City, NJ
USTDA is hosting the Energy Technologies for Caribbean and Central American Water Utilities Reverse Trade Mission June 6 - June 10, 2016.  The delegation includes high-level water and wastewater utility representatives from across the region. USTDA's goal is to expose delegates to relevant engineering and consulting firms that could allow their utilities to expand business and overcome challenges. 

June 7, 2016:  Energy Technologies for Caribbean and Central American Water Utilities Industry Briefing  
Locations: Arlington, VA 
As part of the Energy Technologies for Caribbean and Central American Water Utilities RTM, there will be a half-day U.S. Industry Briefing on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 8:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the USTDA Business Center in Arlington, VA. USTDA invites U.S. technology providers, service providers and consulting firms interested in doing business in the region to attend this important event. The discussion will offer attendees an opportunity to learn about Central America and the Caribbean's goals for development in energy efficiency and the water and wastewater utility sector.

Tanzania: Feasibility Study and Detailed Engineering Design for Construction of a New Liquid Bulk Terminal and Tank Farm
TradeMark East Africa is seeking bids from qualified firms or consortia to undertake a feasibility study and detailed engineering design for the construction of a new liquid bulk terminal and tank farm, as well as the relocation of Kurasini Oil Jetty, at the Port of Dar es Salaam. The terminal and tank farm will be used to import and store various types of liquid bulk cargoes. The tender is open to international competitive bidding.
Proposal Deadline:
June 10, 2016
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Vietnam: Architectural Design Competition for Passenger Terminal Building for Long Thanh International Airport

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) recently announced an architectural competition to design a new passenger terminal building at the Long Thanh International Airport, which is expected to become Vietnam's largest airport. This is an open international competition and individuals/organizations interested in participating must be pre-qualified to receive competition documents.
Proposal Deadline: June 16, 2016 at 9:00 AM (GMT+7) 
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Mexico: International Competitive Tender: Shared Network (Red Compartida) for Telecommunications Services
The Government of Mexico, through the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT), has published an international competitive tender for the design, installation, operation and commercialization of a nationwide 4G mobile wholesale Shared Network (Red Compartida).
Proposal Deadline: August 8, 2016 
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The International Trade Administration's Industry and Analysis unit recently released its 2016 Top Markets Reports to provide the latest sector-specific assessment of export opportunities for U.S. companies.

Each report ranks future export markets within a particular industry, providing in-depth commentary on key opportunities, trends, and challenges facing U.S. companies looking to expand their businesses and export globally.
The 2016 Top Markets Reports, which include 7 brand new reports as well as updates to 12 reports from last year, are available on

Did you know that Tennessee's total export volume has more than tripled over the last decade?  The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development's Trade and Export team offers businesses assistance with navigating the export process. The Department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and it works with local companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth.
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Making Global Local is an initiative designed to connect towns and cities across the country with USTDA's export-promoting programs. Over the past few years, U.S. companies have increasingly targeted emerging economies as export destinations. 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.
About USTDA:
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies. 

USTDA is an official partner of BusinessUSA, a one-stop shop for connecting businesses with U.S. Government resources. 

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