AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE
Welcome to the U.S. Commercial Service Aerospace and Defense Technology Team Page. We are the industry’s primary export resource and should be your first point of contact when looking to sell internationally. Our team of domestic and international trade specialists, located at our Export Assistance Centers in the United States and at U.S. Embassies overseas, is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. U.S. Points of Contact are available to discuss your international business needs.
The aerospace & defense industry has been a cornerstone of the U.S. economy for decades and has provided well paying jobs for a variety of skill levels. The industry’s position is now challenged by global competition, changes in technology, national and worldwide economic conditions, and global policies affecting defense, civilian and commercial aviation. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service strives to provide assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness. Specifically, the Aerospace and Defense Technology Team works with companies to help them:
NOTICE: NextGen Solutions Vendor Guide: Submissions Due by March 29, 2013!
The US Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is creating a NextGen Solutions Vendors Guide, intended to be used by foreign air navigation service providers, airport operators, and governmental authorities to identify U.S. goods and services that can be used to help implement ICAO consistent NextGen solutions. The guide will highlight the U.S. producers and suppliers who indicate that they have products that can be used to implement one or more of the listed NextGen solutions.
Please reference the Federal Register notice for more information: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/02/05/2013-02406/nextgen-solutions-vendors-guide.
Questions on the NextGen Vendors Guide should be directed to Mr. Jonathan Alvear, Office of Transportation and Machinery (OTM), International Trade Administration: Phone: 202-482-4125; email: mailto:Jonathan.Alvear@trade.gov
|Ex-Im Bank Trade Financing Seminar in Kenya -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Construction Eq., Cosmetics/Toiletries, Electrical Power Systems, Medical Eq., Materials Handling Machinery, Telecommunications Eq.|
|Pre-Register for this event|
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) and Commercial Section of the American Embassy in Kenya, with participation from two American private financial intermediaries, Georgia-based Cedar International and Baltimore-based M&T Bank, is holding a half-day seminar at The Sarova Stanley Hotel on "Accessing U.S. Ex-Im Bank Trade Financing". This seminar is tailored for Kenyan businesses, financial institutions and trade facilitators seeking financing for their imports from the United States. The seminar will be held on Monday, March 30, 2009 and will commence with a complimentary full English breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by presentations by Ex-Im Bank's Vice President and Manager, Strategic Initiatives Division, Mr. Raymond Ellis, M&T Bank Vice President, International Trade Finance Group-Africa, Mr. Benjamin Akuete and President and CEO of Cedar International, Ms. Pam Onyanyo. A question-and-answer (Q&A) and one-on-one sessions will mark the conclusion of the seminar.
|Humphrey Lilech, Nairobi|
Senior Commercial Specialist