The U.S. Commercial Service helps U.S. business export goods and services to markets worldwide. The Trade Americas program brings together the resources of U.S. Commercial Service offices in 14 countries and State Department sections at U.S. Embassies in 9 additional markets, providing your company with a single point of access to regional trade events, our extensive services, and research covering markets throughout the region.
The Trade Americas site provides information on the existing and proposed free trade agreements throughout the region, market research, trade event lists, industry-specific information, business service providers, useful links, and key contacts.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced the “Look South” initiative during her remarks at the World Affairs Council in Los Angeles on Thursday, January 9th. The Look South effort is part of Commerce’s “Open for Business Agenda” and supports the President’s National Export Initiative by encouraging more U.S. businesses to export to more markets. Federal agencies will encourage U.S. companies – with a focus on small and medium-sized businesses – to export to the region through enhanced trade promotion events including trade missions and trade shows. To read the full press release, click here.
2014 Trade Winds The Americas – May 15-23, 2014
This mission is open to U.S. companies from a cross section of industries with growth potential in Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama and Ecuador, including but not limited to Mining and Construction Equipment, Information Technology and Telecommunications Equipment, Building Products, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Products and Services, Consumer Products and Safety and Security industries. Learn more...
Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Trade Mission and Business Development Conference - June 8-12, 2014
In addition to participating in the Business Development Conference, U.S. companies will have the opportunity to schedule one-on-one business appointments with Econ/Commercial Officers from U.S. Embassies in the Caribbean region, as well as matchmaking appointments with companies in the Dominican Republic and one other market. Learn more…
Discover Global Markets Business Forum Series: The Americas – October 29-31, 2014 – Charlotte, NC
This is a unique business conference that will help you transform market potential to market success. This is the premier conference for U.S. executives who want to explore new export market development strategies, innovative tools to promote competiveness and success, and the dynamic markets of North, Central, and South America. Learn more…
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