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The U.S. Commercial Service’s Automotive & Ground Transportation team is comprised of specialists, located throughout the Unites States at Export Assistance Centers and in American Embassies and Consulates worldwide, who are dedicated to helping you export. We are the automotive industry’s primary export assistance resource and should be your first point of contact if you are looking to sell your auto parts and services overseas. This site provides American companies supplying automotive, truck, or motorcycle-related parts, services, and manufacturing/testing equipment with up-to-date information to help your company succeed internationally. If your company is not currently working with our team member at your local U.S. Export Assistance Center, please contact us today to learn how we can assist you with your export objectives.

Upcoming Trade Events

  • Supplying Mexico’s Automotive Market – Webinar (April 30, 2014). Mexico ranks as the 8th largest vehicle producer in the world, and the automotive sector accounts for 19.8 percent of Mexico's manufacturing sector and 3.5 percent of its national GDP contribution. The information you will receive through this webinar will allow you to determine how to pursue opportunities in Mexico's growing automotive market. More on this webinar.
  • Discover Europe: Business Forum (June 3-4, 2014). Join the U.S. Commercial Service in Los Angeles, California for the premier Europe-focused event of the year! It will include high-ranking U.S. government officials, visiting U.S. commercial diplomats & international business leaders. The Conference will include a special session devoted to the automotive industry. The European automotive sector is a complex, robust & highly competitive market that provides the support network for Europe’s millions of cars, vans, trucks & buses. Accelerate Your Strategy for the European Market; learn more and register today!
  • Automechanika Middle East 2014 (June 3-5, 2014. Dubai, UAE). Join the USA Pavilion at the leading event for the rapidly developing automotive aftermarket in the wider Middle East and Africa. This trade event covers the full range of parts for motor vehicles, as well as components for the drive, chassis, body, electrics and electronic groups, equipment for vehicle service and repair, bodywork repair and painting, tires, batteries and performance systems. More on this show.
  • Plan ahead! Checkout other upcoming key industry events.

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Detailed Event Information For Catalog Showcase at India Cold Chain Expo 2012 Detailed Event Information For Catalog Showcase at India Cold Chain Expo 2012
Catalog Showcase at India Cold Chain Expo 2012 -- Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Agricultural Products, Industrial Chemicals, Management Consulting Services, Pumps/Valves/Compressors, Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)
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Location/Date: New Delhi, India 12/04/2012 - 12/05/2012
Event Summary:
Organized by i2i Consulting and supported by the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), India Cold Chain Expo (ICE) is recognized by the U.S. Department of Commerce as the leading industry event in this market. The India Cold Chain Expo 2012 is the only national focused business development and selling venue concentrating on the public refrigerated warehouses, refrigerated logistics, refrigerated construction and refrigerated transportation products and services sector in India where over 60 exhibitors and 1,700 visitors from 10 countries meet to develop new business. Based on the success of the last show, a U.S. Pavilion will again feature prominent American suppliers of a wide variety of products and technologies essential to the development of a cold chain logistics network from the farm to the supermarket. Some of the companies that have already confirmed space include Owens, Huntsman, Ingersoll Rand, DuPont, DOW and Carrier. A Catalog Show is being added for new to market companies seeking to explore marketing opportunities and gauge potential interest in their product or service. India currently produces over 190 million tons of fruits and vegetables annually. Diversification and value addition are key descriptors of productivity enhancements in Indian production agriculture today. These changes along with the emerging food retail sector, especially with the opening up of foreign direct investment, generate opportunities in the domestic food supply sector. Market liberalization, increasing income and shifts in consumer demand also offer attractive selling and business development opportunities for U.S. cold chain exporters. Though India has made significant progress in terms of creating refrigerated warehouses, it still is far behind when compared with major horticulture producers of the world in terms of storage space available for per metric ton of fruits and vegetables produced.

Contacts:
Richard Craig, Kolkata
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: +91 33 3984 6435
Richard.Craig@trade.gov
Renie Subin, New Delhi
Compliance Specialist
Phone: +91 11 2331 6841thru 49 ext.2155
Renie.Subin@trade.gov