Health Technologies

Welcome to the International Healthcare Technologies webpage.

Healthcare is a steadily growing industry with an approximate value of $117.4 billion exported from the U.S. in 2011, which has risen almost 26% since 2007. With the recent rapid growth of emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India and China there exists a tremendous opportunity for U.S. companies to successfully expand into the international arena.

The Healthcare Team of the U.S. Commercial Service is dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of the U.S. health industry, expanding its market access, and increasing exports. It accomplishes this through a variety of resources and services for U.S. companies such as Webinars, Gold Key and Platinum Key Services. The team, comprised of trade specialists from throughout the U.S. and from U.S. Embassies around the world, provides:

Market Intelligence

In-Depth Market Data and Statistics

Trade Counseling

Creating Market Entry Strategies

Business Matchmaking

Identifying and Evaluating potential partners

Regulations and Customs Navigation

Documentation Assistance

In addition to our many services, the Healthcare Team specializes in using both Domestic and International Trade Shows as turnkey events to help foster new business relationships and expand the international presence of U.S. firms by attracting country experts and international buyers.


Detailed Event Information For Trade Mission to Central America -- Trade Americas - Opportunities in Central America Conference Detailed Event Information For Trade Mission to Central America -- Trade Americas - Opportunities in Central America Conference
Trade Mission to Central America -- Trade Americas - Opportunities in Central America Conference -- Building Products, Construction Eq., Laboratory Scientific Instruments, Medical Eq., Security/Safety Eq.
Location/Date: San Jose, Costa Rica 07/14/2012 - 07/19/2013
Event Summary:
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS) is organizing a trade mission to Central America, in conjunction with the Trade Americas - Opportunities in Central America Conference in San Jose, Costa Rica. U.S. trade mission delegation members will arrive in San Jose on or before July 15, 2013, to attend the opening ceremony of the Trade Americas - Opportunities in Central America Conference. On July 15-19, 2013 trade mission participants will take part in business-to-business meetings in up to two markets in Central America in the following countries: El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and potentially Belize and Nicaragua. The 2013 Trade Americas - Opportunities in Central America Conference includes an Americas focused business conference consisting of regional and industry specific conference sessions as well as pre-arranged consultations with Commercial Officers representing commercial markets throughout the region. The trade mission to Central America will provide participants with the opportunity to conduct business-to-business meetings with firms in El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Belize and Nicaragua. The mission is open to U.S. companies from a cross section of industries with growing potential in Central America, but focusing on best prospects such as construction equipment/road building machinery, medical equipment and devices/laboratory scientific instruments, and safety and security equipment. The combination of the Trade Americas - Opportunities in Central America Conference and the trade mission to Central America will provide participants with substantive knowledge and strategies for entering or expanding their business across the Central America region.

Contacts:
Diego Gattesco, Wheeling
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 304 243 5493
Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov
Jessica Gordon, Jackson
International Trade Specialist
Phone: (601) 373-0784
Jessica.Gordon@trade.gov
Maria Rivera, San Salvador
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: 011 503 2501 2999 x 3060
Maria.Rivera@trade.gov