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
|Connecting Europe: Opportunities in Bulgaria -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Automobile/Light Truck/Vans, Building Products, Commercial Fishing Eq., Construction Eq., Computer Software, Defense Industry Eq., General Services, Medical Eq., Renewable Energy Eq.|
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Bulgaria is a small market of 7.3 million with disproportionately large opportunities. As an EU “cohesion” country, Bulgaria is the target of billions of Euros per year in EU funding to improve its economy and raise its living standards through the development of the country's infrastructure, physical and digital, and the modernization of its health and education systems.
Europe will spend $75 Billion to upgrade its Transport, Energy and Digital Networks by 2020. Learn about the tremendous opportunities this will create for U.S. business at a breakfast seminar on May 16th from 8:30-10:30 a.m.
|Barbara Lapini, Sofia|
Senior Commercial Officer
|September Secrist, Seattle|
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: (206) 553-5615 x229