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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.

What is new in the Manufacturing Industry?

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.

Market Research

Trade Events

  • NPE 2012 – The International Plastics Showcase, Orlando, FL April 2-5, 2012. Showtime and Executive Matchmaking services available. For details: http://export.gov/main/industry/manufacturing/eg_main_044491.asp
  • International Woodworking Show 2012 – August 22-25th, 2012, World Trade Center Atlanta, Georgia. Showtime services available. For details please click here.

Past Webinars

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Below are links to view trade data snapshots for selected NAICS codes. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.


Detailed Event Information For Design & Construction Opportunities in Kazakhstan Detailed Event Information For Design & Construction Opportunities in Kazakhstan
Design & Construction Opportunities in Kazakhstan -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Building Products, Construction Eq., Furniture, Household Consumer Goods
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Location/Date: Milwaukee, WI, United States 04/11/2013 - 04/11/2013
Event Summary:
On Thursday, April 11, 2013, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Global Design & Construction Team is hosting a FREE webinar to promote the many opportunities for U.S. design and building construction firms in the emerging market of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan's construction sector is expected to further improve in 2013-14, with residential, office, commercial and multi-functional projects developing in Astana, Almaty and Atyrau. In addition, large infrastructure and industrial projects are planned for Western Kazakhstan. Construction materials used in Kazakhstan are predominantly imported and, as a result, there are many opportunities for U.S. firms to get involved in this attractive market. The webinar will take place on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at 11 AM Eastern Time, 8 AM Pacific Time. This webinar will provide: •A briefing by the U.S. Commercial Service on U.S. best prospects in Kazakhstan; •Information on the USA Pavilion at Kazbuild 2013, the largest construction market exhibition in Central Asia and a U.S. Commercial Service Certified Foreign Trade Show (September 4-7, 2013 www.kazbuild.kz/en); as well as •Insight from a U.S. firm currently doing business in country (past and present participant at KazBuild).

Contacts:
Damian Felton, Milwaukee
Director
Phone: 414-297-3475
Damian.Felton@trade.gov