Infrastructure Business Development Mission

December 3-11, 2014

The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is organizing an Executive-led Infrastructure Business Development Mission to Morocco, Egypt, and Jordan from December 3-11, 2014. The purpose of the mission is to introduce U.S. firms and trade associations to Morocco, Egypt, and Jordan’s rapidly expanding infrastructure markets and to assist U.S. companies to pursue export opportunities in these markets. The mission is intended to include representatives from U.S. companies and U.S. trade associations with members that provide infrastructure-related technologies, project managers and implementers, as well as companies with efficient energy equipment and technologies. The mission will visit three countries, Morocco, Egypt and Jordan, where the delegates will receive market briefings and participate in customized meetings with key port officials and prospective partners. Participants may also opt to receive briefings on opportunities and have meetings in the efficient energy infrastructure market in the West Bank for an additional cost.

TRADE MISSION FEATURES:

  • Business and market briefings;
  • One-on-one business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors and joint venture partners;
  • Meetings with government officials, chambers of commerce, and business groups that can address questions about policies, tariff rates, incentives, regulation, etc.;
  • Networking receptions and events with business leaders and government representatives.

Best Prospects for U.S. Products and Services:

Efficient Energy Technologies, Equipment and Services

Electrical generating equipment, Gas and steam turbine units, Clean coal technology, Transmission and distribution equipment and services, Wind and solar energy technology and equipment, Products and services related to power industries and electricity grid, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) technologies and peripherals.

Transportation Infrastructure and Equipment

New and refurbished locomotives, New bulk car and other dedicated rolling fleets, Smart Signaling and operations’ automation, Business model analysis, Strategic route design and network planning, Road/Freight Transport, Public Transport/Public Transit link.

Water and Waste Treatment

Water Demand Projects, Water Supply Projects, Wastewater technology, Sanitation equipment, Water desalination.

Marine and Ports Infrastructure

Dredging equipment, Conveyors, Freight handling equipment, Storage equipment, Cranes, Navigation equipment, Stevedoring, Warehousing, Cold storage facilities.

Tourism and Building Construction

Entertainment technology (Resorts and parks), Pipeline equipment, Green Building Technologies, Utilities and Infrastructure.

FEES AND EXPENSES:

  • $3,000.00 for a small or medium-sized enterprise and trade association/organization;
  • $5,000.00 for large firms.
  • $1,000 for each additional firm participant
  • West Bank optional meetings are $700 per SME and trade association/organization and $2,300 per large firm.

The cost of transportation from Rabat, Morocco to Casablanca, Morocco has been included in the cost.

Except as otherwise noted, expenses for travel, lodging, meals, and incidentals will be the responsibility of each mission participant.

To Apply:

Applications will be reviewed starting June 16, 2014 with a maximum of 20 companies to be accepted by the deadline of September 12, 2014.

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For More Information Please Contact:

Gemal Brangman
International Trade Specialist
Trade Missions
U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, DC 20230
Tel: 202-482-3773
Fax: 202-482-9000
Gemal.Brangman@trade.gov

Ann Bacher
Regional Senior Commercial Officer
U.S. Commercial Service
Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon, Libya and Jordan
Tel: +20 2 2797-2298
Fax: +20 2 2797-2255
Ann.Bacher@trade.gov

Assad Barsoum
Senior Commercial Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service - Jerusalem
Tel: +972-2-625-4742
Assad.Barsoum@trade.gov