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Population and industrial growth in Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt has created a growing demand for electricity requiring fossil fuel exploration and diversification into renewable energies.  These countries are also exploring ways to use existing capacity more efficiently and to better transmit and distribute power, especially for renewable energy projects.

Join the U.S. Commercial Service for an informational webinar on Wednesday, April 22 that will highlight Renewable Energy Markets opportunities and challenges in Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt.  Featured topics include an overview of Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt’s Renewable Energy markets, current and future projects, trends, opportunities and best practices for U.S. companies and resources available to do business in Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt.

DATE: Wednesday, April 22
12:00 Noon pm EST/11:00 am CST/ 9:00 am PAC
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DUE DATE TO REGISTER:  Tuesday, April 21 (4:00 pm)


Save the Date: May 27-28, 2015

Middle East & Africa Business

Outlook Conference

Access Private Sector & Government Expertise

The U.S. Department of Commerce will hold its 2015 Africa & Middle East Business Outlook Conference May 27-28, 2015 in Dubai, UAE. The event will be held in the heart of Dubai’s business district, near the DIFC, Sheikh Zayed Road and the Dubai Metro.

Interact with over 20 Senior U.S. Commercial Attaches and Specialists. Learn about sales and project leads in the GCC, Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and the Levant.

Learn from regional business and government leaders about sector and industry trends that affect regional and global growth.

Network with key U.S. government and private sector decision makers.

Access 19 Markets At Once:

Markets represented by Senior U.S. government trade diplomats and specialists at the 2015 Africa & Middle East Business Outlook Conference will include:

Middle East: Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Jordan, Iraq, the West Bank.

Sub-Saharan Africa: South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Angola, Nigeria, Ghana

May 27 - Middle East & Africa Industry Insights:
The program will consist of a series of in depth panel discussions on key industry sectors in the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. Networking opportunities will also abound.

May 28 - Doing Business in Africa: The program will feature Africa market overviews by Senior U.S. trade diplomats and specialists and private sector representatives. The discussions will enable you to learn about Africa, home to some of the world’s fastest growing economies.

Who should attend?
This year’s Africa & Middle East Conference is tailored for American companies with sales and distribution operations in the UAE who are interested in expanding their sales throughout the Middle East and Africa, and for American companies interested in establishing either a Middle East or Africa presence.

How do I register?

Please visit ABC Dubai at:

Safety and Security Mission to Morocco, Algeria and Egypt

March 4-12, 2015

The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is organizing an Executive-led Business Development Mission to Morocco, Algeria and Egypt with an optional stop in Lebanon, March 4-12, 2015. The purpose of this mission is to help U.S. firms in the safety and security industry find business partners and sell products and services in North Africa. The targeted sector for participation in this Business Development Mission is safety and security, including U.S.-based manufacturers of safety and security equipment, U.S. based providers of safety and security services, and U.S. trade associations promoting U.S. safety and security products and services.

For more information, please visit this website: http://export.gov/trademissions/safetysecurity2015/

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Welcome to the U.S. Commercial Service Egypt

The U.S. Commercial Service in Egypt is committed to advancing the goals of the National Export Initiative, which aims to create more and better paying jobs and enhance the U.S. economic recovery through the doubling of U.S. exports in five years.  Egypt is the fourth largest export market for U.S. products and services in the Middle East. Globally, Egypt is the 33rd largest export market for the U.S. The U.S. continues to be Egypt’s largest trading partner and second largest investor. Roughly two-thirds of total U.S. investment is in the oil and gas sector, but also includes investment in areas such as consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, automobile production, and financial services. Egypt is a significant importer of American agricultural commodities, machinery, and equipment.

The U.S. Commercial Service promotes the export of U.S. goods and services and protects U.S. business interests in Egypt. Our expert staff of Commercial Officers and Industry Specialists provide trade counseling, market intelligence, Egypt trade contacts, and access to trade promotion opportunities and trade advocacy. Our Commercial Service Egypt team has identified major projects and opportunities in the following priority industry sectors for U.S. exports to Egypt: Architecture/Construction/Engineering Services, Education/Training Services, electrical Power Systems, Medical Equipment, Port Shipbuilding Equipment, Renewable Energy Equipment, Security and Safety Equipment, Telecommunications Equipment and Water Equipment Resources and Service.  Over the last year, CS Egypt’s trade experts generated over USD 800 million of US exports to Egypt.

to learn more about lucrative opportunities in the Egyptian market for your company and our trade experts will be happy to counsel you about upcoming opportunities and trade shows in Egypt and upcoming Egyptian buyer delegations to trade shows in the United States.

Main Figures 2015
  • Population: 88 Million
  • Remittances: $4.7 billion (3Q14)
  • 2013 Net FDI: $5.5 billion
  • GDP per capita: $3,314.5
  • 2014 GDP Growth: 2.1%
  • U.S.- Egypt Bilateral Trade: $5.07 billion
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