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Detailed Event Information For Secretary Pritzker's Trade Mission to Africa Detailed Event Information For Secretary Pritzker's Trade Mission to Africa
Secretary Pritzker's Trade Mission to Africa -- Environmental Technologies, Oil/Gas Field Machinery, Renewable Energy Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Telecommunications Services
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Location/Date: Accra, Ghana 05/18/2014 - 05/23/2014
Event Summary:
The United States Secretary of Commerce will lead an Energy Business Development Mission to West Africa with stops in Ghana and Nigeria from May 18-23, 2014. This business development mission will promote U.S. exports to Africa by helping U.S. companies launch or increase their business in the energy sector in West Africa. The mission will include government and business-to-business meetings, market briefings, and networking events. In both countries, the governments and private sector are investing significant money in developing their energy and power sectors. As a result, the mission will focus on export-ready U.S. firms in the energy sector including oil and gas; renewable fuels (especially ethanol) that can help the target countries develop and manage energy resources and systems, build out power generation and transmission, and distribution. Mission participants will range from fully integrated energy solutions companies to equipment, technology and ancillary services providers.

Brian McCleary, Lagos
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: +234 1 460 3400, Extension 3498
Paul Taylor, Accra
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: +233-302-741-086