Aerospace & Defense

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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:

  • Gain access to international sales opportunities
  • Identify international representatives and agents
  • Vet potential international partners
  • Maximize trade shows efforts
  • Understand relevant aerospace and defense market opportunities worldwide

Take Action Now: Contact an Aerospace and Defense trade specialist, explore upcoming events and trade leads, and increase your international sales. We look forward to working with you!

**NEW!! 2014-2015 AEROSPACE MARKET RESOURCE GUIDE **

For detailed country by country analysis on worldwide markets, please see the Aerospace Resource Guide.

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Detailed Event Information For EU Supply Chains: A VAT and Transfer Pricing Perspective Detailed Event Information For EU Supply Chains: A VAT and Transfer Pricing Perspective
EU Supply Chains: A VAT and Transfer Pricing Perspective -- Biotechnology, Consumer Electronics, Computers/Peripherals, Defense Industry Eq., Electronic Components, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Medical Eq., Materials Handling Machinery, Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Boston, MA, United States 02/26/2013 - 03/07/2013
Event Summary:
Join us for an informational webinar to learn more about EU Supply Chains and how to address VAT and Transfer Pricing Issues. RSM Tenon(UK)and McGladrey LLP, along with the Commercial Specialist from the U.S. Commercial Service's, Mission to the European Union, will provide an overview of VAT rules that are most relevant to U.S. companies doing business in Europe, as well as some of the more significant changes in EU Customs rules. The Webinar will explain: • Outline of the basic principles of VAT • VAT impacts on U.S. exporters (goods vs. services, B2B vs. B2C, online/electronic services. VAT compliance strategies). • Implementation of the modernized Customs Code as well as the Tariff Reductions/Suspensions • Place of supply rules and how it concerns US businesses • Intra-EU supply of goods and services – compliance obligations • Discussion on the VAT features of limited risk distribution • Income tax and transfer pricing aspects of supply chain structures

Contacts:
Isabelle Maelcamp, European Union
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +32-2-811-5276
Isabelle.Maelcamp@trade.gov
Michelle Ouellette, Boston
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 617-565-4302
Michelle.Ouellette@trade.gov
James Paul, Boston
USEAC Director
Phone: 617-565-4304
James.Paul@trade.gov