Environmental Technologies

Welcome to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Environmental Technologies Team page. This website is your resource for market research reports, trade leads and event information for pollution control equipment & services and water resources equipment & services.

Our division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and over 100 offices located in about 75 countries. Our worldwide team of Environmental Technologies Specialists is here to assist in increasing your export sales. To find your local environmental technologies specialist, please click on the link to the left titled “Local USDOC Offices”.

Our Environmental Team members can assist you with the following:

  • International Market Research – our overseas environmental specialists generate reports on the education sectors of target markets around the world. You can see three reports highlighted below, but you can also access more of them at www.export.gov/mrktresearch in our Market Research Library under the Environmental Technologies section.
  • Webinars – learn about the environmental sector in a market of interest without leaving your desk.
  • Gold Key Service – we will set up in-country meetings for you with potential partners (distributors, agents, manufacturers’ reps, etc.).
  • Single Company Promotion – we will organize an event featuring your company and invite the country’s key players in the environmental sector.


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Detailed Event Information For IE Expo 2013 Detailed Event Information For IE Expo 2013
IE Expo 2013 -- Environmental Technologies, Pollution Control Eq., Renewable Energy Eq., Water Resources Eq./Services
Location/Date: Shanghai, China 05/13/2013 - 05/15/2013
Event Summary:
IE Expo is China's leading environmental technology trade show. In 2013, the show attracted a total over 843 exhibitors from 53 countries and over 24,000 visitors. During the “Twelfth Five Year Period” (2011-2016) investment on environmental protection in China will be around $450 billion USD thus representing a major export opportunity for US environmental technology firms. China is already the US's third largest export destination for environmental technology. Most recent data available show US company exports of $3 billion USD to China in 2008 with a growth rate of 84% over the 2004-08 period. The event, which provides a first-class business and networking platform for Chinese and international trade professionals, is also accompanied by a high-ranking conference program covering topical themes in research and technology. IE Expo 2014 will be an optimum platform for you to exhibit the latest products, publish the latest technologies, seek environmental solutions, develop Asian market sales leads, and understand the latest trends in the environmental technology market.

Jennifer Liehn, Munich International Trade Fairs

Phone: 646-437-1013
Clarke Zhang, Shanghai
Trade Event Manager/Coordinator
Phone: 011-8621-62797630
Hector Maldonado, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-4756