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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.

Market Research & Publications

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View a trade data snapshot for NAICS 336 – Transportation Equipment. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.

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Detailed Event Information For US-Panama FreeTrade Conference 2013 Detailed Event Information For US-Panama FreeTrade Conference 2013
US-Panama FreeTrade Conference 2013 -- Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Agricultural Products, Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Building Products, Construction Eq., Computers/Peripherals, Oil/Gas Field Machinery, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.
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Location/Date: Corpus Christi, TX, United States 02/28/2013 - 02/28/2013
Event Summary:
On Thursday, February 28, 2013, the US Commercial Service-San Antonio in partnership with the International Trade Center at UTSA will host the US-Panama Free Trade Conference 2013 in Corpus Christi, Texas. This conference is projected to attract top international business professionals from around the region. The conference program will include U.S. Senior Commercial Officer Dan Crocker coming from the US embassy in Panama and other presenters discussing the US–Panama Free Trade Agreement, the Panama Canal Expansion, it's relationship to Corpus Christi and impact on the Texas economy. We will also cover current market opportunities in Panama as well as logistics, distribution channels, marketing, sales strategies, and supply chain. An evening reception will be hosted by the Port of Corpus Christi on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Early registration is $50. Registration after February 13th will be $65. Free one-on-one trade counseling meetings are available after the program on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Contacts:
Daniel Rodriguez, San Antonio
USEAC Director
Phone: 210-472-4020
Daniel.Rodriguez@trade.gov
Michael Rosales, San Antonio
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 210-472-4020
Michael.Rosales@trade.gov