TradePosts Issue: May 23, 2016
USTDA's objectives are to help build the infrastructure for trade, match U.S. technological expertise with overseas development needs, and help create lasting business partnerships between the United States and emerging economies.

During World Trade Month: 
  • Follow us @USTDA for the latest news and events!
  • Check our Reverse Trade Missions (RTM) which serve as key vehicles to facilitate trade.
June 6 - 10, 2016:  Energy Technologies for Caribbean and Central American Water Utilities RTM
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.

June 19 - 21, 2016:  7th U.S. - China Aviation Summit
Location: Washington, D.C.

USTDA is pleased to host the 2016 U.S.-China Aviation Summit in Washington, D.C.  The Summit is an excellent opportunity for U.S. industry and government officials to engage China's senior aviation leaders. 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.

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. TradeMark East Africa is administering funds for the project, which will be implemented by the Tanzania Ports Authority. 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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USTDA On The Road
The following partner event features a USTDA staff member:

June 2, 2016 // San Francisco, CA |  Federal Resources to Support Clean Energy Technologies in International Markets featuring USTDA's Director of Public Engagement, Ashley E. Chang

This workshop is taking place in conjunction with the "Startups and Solutions Showcase" at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7). If you are a technology provider, project developer, decision maker or potential partner, please join us to hear how together we can advance clean energy globally.
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The Elgin Development Group (EDG), a division of the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce, was formed in 2010 to drive economic development across the city. The EDG initiates relationships with developers, retailers, real estate brokers, accountants, attorneys, lawyers, businesses, entrepreneurs and state and regional organizations as a way to expand its reach in attracting and retaining businesses.  Located just 30 miles from Chicago O'Hare International Airport, the City of Elgin is booming, with recent growth attributed to foreign direct investment. In fact, some of the world's leading companies call the city home. Click here to learn more about the various industries driving Elgin's economy.

Making Global Local logo
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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