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 Winds 2014 – The Americas Webinar Series Detailed Event Information For Trade Winds 2014 – The Americas Webinar Series
Trade Winds 2014 – The Americas Webinar Series -- Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Construction Eq., Defense Industry Eq., Electrical Power Systems, Medical Eq., Mining Industry Eq., Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Wheeling, WV, United States 12/18/2013 - 02/19/2014
Event Summary:
The United States has implemented 12 bilateral or multilateral reciprocal trade agreements with countries in the Western Hemisphere, including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), and bilateral FTAs with Chile, Peru, Colombia and Panama. In 2012, U.S. exports to South and Central America plus the Caribbean totaled $205 billion. This Webinar Series will help you to explore the opportunities these agreements have for your company; where to start or how to increase your market share in Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Chile. Trade Winds 2014 - The Americas Webinar Series will provide valuable insights to new and experienced exporters who will gain knowledge of the export opportunities in this dynamic region. Companies will learn about the best prospects, financial and legal considerations and marketing strategies in 5 countries of the Western Hemisphere. Participants will also understand and appreciate the cultural differences, economic conditions and technological capabilities of potential partners. This five-part webinar series is also a venue to prepare participating U.S. companies for a more successful experience during the upcoming Trade Winds – The Americas being held on May 13-22, 2014 in Bogota, Colombia, with optional stops in Panama, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.

Contacts:
Diego Gattesco, Wheeling
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 304 243 5493
Diego.Gattesco@trade.gov
Leandro Solorzano, Fort Lauderdale
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 954-356-6647
Leandro.Solorzano@trade.gov