Welcome to our international Manufacturing page. It provides the most recent market research, trade leads and event information. Our worldwide team of Manufacturing Specialists is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. With team members in key manufacturing regions of the U.S. and in foreign markets, trade specialists and industry experts are standing ready to aid your firm.
With the depreciation of the U.S. dollar against the Euro, many small and medium-sized manufacturers are beginning to explore opportunities to increase market share outside of the U.S.
The Manufacturing industry has been a cornerstone of the U.S. economy for decades, and has provided well paying jobs for a variety of skill levels. The industry’s position is now challenged by global competition, changes in technology, and worldwide economic conditions. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, we strive to provide assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness.
Below are links to view trade data snapshots for selected NAICS codes. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.
|Japan Home and Building Show 2012 Webinar -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Building Products, Environmental Technologies, Lawn/Garden Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Water Resources Eq./Services|
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This one-hour webinar will discuss the role of the U.S. Commercial Service and the Japanese market for building products post-March 11, 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami. Speakers will include Mr. Gary Stanley, Materials and Manufacturing Division, Manufacturing and Services-U.S. Commercial Service, Washington, DC; Mr. Kazuhisa Takabatake, Commercial Specialist-Building Products, U.S. Consulate General, Osaka, Japan; Ms. Terri Batch, Team Leader, Design Build Team, USCS Los Angeles; Ms. Rose Braden, Director, Evergreen Building Products Association, Dr. Ivan Eastin, Director, Center for International Trade in Forest Products of the University of Washington. Participants will receive an introduction to the U.S. Commercial Service, an overall market perspective of the building products sector in Japan, and how to best take advantage of the Japan Home & Building Show 2012 to make sales, find agents and/or distributors, etc. For more information contact Bob.Deane@trade.gov or Terri.Batch@trade.gov.
|Bob Deane, Seattle|
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 206-553-5615 x 225