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:
For detailed country by country analysis on worldwide markets, please see the Aerospace Resource Guide.
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|Dubai Airshow 2013 (TFC Event) -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Aviation Services, Defense Industry Eq.|
The Dubai Airshow is a biennial aerospace event that has been attracting visitors for the past 27 years and is the prime aviation event in the region. The event focuses on connecting buyers to sellers from all over the globe interested in the aerospace sector. The 2011 showed positive increases from the previous edition with 56,548 trade visitors (+7%), 960exhibitors from 50 countries (+8%), The Dubai Air Show is organized by Fairs & Exhibitions (1992) Ltd in cooperation with the Government of Dubai Department of Civil Aviation and Dubai International Airport in collaboration with the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces.
In spite of declining markets and economies in recent years the Middle East is still investing, buying, and improving. Dubai alone is very ambitious, particularly in the aviation market where aviation supports more than 250,000 jobs and contributes over US$22 billion to the economy, accounting for around 19% of total employment in Dubai and 28% of Dubai's GDP. Aviation's importance to Dubai is expected to grow further over the next decade. The economic contribution of the aviation sector is set to rise to US$44.5 billion or 32% of Dubai's GDP and 372,900jobs representing approximately 22 % of its employment by 2020. Source: Oxford Economies report, July 2011.
U.S. Commercial Service staff will be at this event to help you grow your export business in this dynamic region.
|Lisa Huot, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Gerri Cozic, Kallman Worldwide|
Phone: 201-251-2600 x122
|Akhilesh Sathyavan, Dubai|