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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 Kormarine 2013 Detailed Event Information For Kormarine 2013
Kormarine 2013 -- Commercial Vessel/Eq. (Non-Fisheries), Electronic Components, Electrical Power Systems, Environmental Technologies, Management Consulting Services, Oil/Gas/Mineral Prod/Explor Serv., Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)
Location/Date: Busan, Korea (South) 10/22/2013 - 10/25/2013
Event Summary:
U.S. companies interested in gaining exposure for their maritime products and services should consider exhibiting at Kormarine 2013, one of the world's leading shipbuilding, maritime and offshore international trade shows. Held biannually in Korea, the world #1 shipbuilding country, Kormarine 2013 will take place October 22-25, 2013, at BEXCO in Busan, Korea. Kormarine has developed into the most reputable maritime event in Asia and an important forum at which senior executives from across the global maritime gather and exchange ideas. This acclaimed exhibition is regarded as the most definitive and efffective gateway got foreign maritime companies to enter the fast growing Asian market. Products featured at Kormarine 2013 will include: • Ships, boats, vessels, cruise, and ferry equipment; • Shipbuilding, repair and maintenance equipment and technologies; • Diesel engines, engine accessories and propulsion systems; • Shipyard equipment; • Cargo handling and transport systems; • Marine and maritime equipment systems; • Navigation and communication systems and equipment; • Offshore platforms; • Drilling, exploration and fasteners; • Power supply, production, and process equipment and services; • Oil and gas transport; • Offshore well equipment and services; • Sailing equipment and systems; • Electrical systems and transmission equipment; • Safety and sea environmental protection; • Technical, laboratory and computer services; • Marine consultants and information technology; and • Green energy. Held concurrently with Sea-Port and the Naval & Defense Show during Korea's Marine Week, Kormarine 2013 draws ship owners , shipbuilding companies, equipment and component manufacturers, naval architects, marine architects, shipyard purchasing managers, marine rescuers, researchers and firefighters, port authorities, government officials, and oil and gas exploration companies. Kormarine 2013 expects to host 1,200 companies from 40 countries showcasing their products and services to an expected 40,000 visitors from 70 countries. National Pavilions from Austria, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Singapore, the United States, and the United Kingdom will be featured at Kormarine 2013.

Contacts:
Keenton Chiang, Seoul
Commercial Officer
Phone: +86-2-397-4908
Keenton.Chiang@trade.gov
Ray Filbert, Reed Exhibitions

Phone: 203/840-5821
rfilbert@reedexpo.com
Mitch Larsen, Seoul
Deputy Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: (82-2) 397-4216/4537
Mitch.Larsen@trade.gov
Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0677
Deborah.Semb@trade.gov
James Sullivan, Seoul
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: 82-2-397-4535
Jim.Sullivan@trade.gov