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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.

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Safety and Security Mission to Morocco, Algeria and Egypt

March 4-12, 2015

The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is organizing an Executive-led Business Development Mission to Morocco, Algeria and Egypt with an optional stop in Lebanon, March 4-12, 2015. The purpose of this mission is to help U.S. firms in the safety and security industry find business partners and sell products and services in North Africa. The targeted sector for participation in this Business Development Mission is safety and security, including U.S.-based manufacturers of safety and security equipment, U.S. based providers of safety and security services, and U.S. trade associations promoting U.S. safety and security products and services.

For more information, please visit this website: http://export.gov/trademissions/safetysecurity2015/

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Welcome to the U.S. Commercial Service Egypt

The U.S. Commercial Service in Egypt is committed to advancing the goals of the National Export Initiative, which aims to create more and better paying jobs and enhance the U.S. economic recovery through the doubling of U.S. exports in five years.  Egypt is the fourth largest export market for U.S. products and services in the Middle East. Globally, Egypt is the 33rd largest export market for the U.S. The U.S. continues to be Egypt’s largest trading partner and second largest investor. Roughly two-thirds of total U.S. investment is in the oil and gas sector, but also includes investment in areas such as consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, automobile production, and financial services. Egypt is a significant importer of American agricultural commodities, machinery, and equipment.

The U.S. Commercial Service promotes the export of U.S. goods and services and protects U.S. business interests in Egypt. Our expert staff of Commercial Officers and Industry Specialists provide trade counseling, market intelligence, Egypt trade contacts, and access to trade promotion opportunities and trade advocacy. Our Commercial Service Egypt team has identified major projects and opportunities in the following priority industry sectors for U.S. exports to Egypt: Architecture/Construction/Engineering Services, Education/Training Services, electrical Power Systems, Medical Equipment, Port Shipbuilding Equipment, Renewable Energy Equipment, Security and Safety Equipment, Telecommunications Equipment and Water Equipment Resources and Service.  Over the last year, CS Egypt’s trade experts generated over USD 800 million of US exports to Egypt.

to learn more about lucrative opportunities in the Egyptian market for your company and our trade experts will be happy to counsel you about upcoming opportunities and trade shows in Egypt and upcoming Egyptian buyer delegations to trade shows in the United States.

Main Figures 2011
  • Population: 82 Million
  • Remittances: $4.6 billion (4Q11)
  • 2011 Net FDI: $2.2 billion
  • GDP per capita: $5,994
  • 2012 GDP Growth: 1.6%
  • U.S.- Egypt Bilateral Trade: $8.2 billion
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