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Our division of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, has a global network of 100 offices located throughout the U.S. and over 100 offices located in more than 70 countries. Our worldwide team is here to assist with your international business. To find your local building/construction specialist, please click on the link to the left titled “Local USDOC Offices”.
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|Secretary Infrastructure Business Development Mission to Brazil, Colombia and Panama -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Building Products, Construction Eq., Electrical Power Systems, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq.|
The United States Secretary of Commerce will lead an Infrastructure Business Development Mission to São Paulo and Brasília, Brazil, Bogotá, Colombia and Panama City, Panama from May 12-18, 2013. This business development mission will promote U.S. exports to Brazil, Colombia and Panama by helping U.S. companies' launch or increase their business for infrastructure markets. The mission will include government and business-to-business meetings, market briefings, and networking events. In all three countries, the governments and private sector are investing significant money in infrastructure projects. As a result, the mission will focus on export-ready U.S. firms in a broad range of leading U.S. infrastructure industrial sectors with an emphasis on project management and engineering services (including construction, architecture and design), transportation (including road/highways, rail, airports and intelligent transportation systems), energy (including distribution, transmission and smart grid) and safety and security.
Companies will have two options to select from when applying for participation in this mission:
• Brazil, Colombia and Panama (May 12-18, 2013)
• Colombia and Panama (May 14-18, 2013)
The delegation will be composed of 20-25 U.S. firms representing the mission's target sectors. Representatives of the Department of Transportation (DOT), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) will be invited to participate to provide information and counseling regarding their suite of programs and services in Latin America.
|Cameron Werker, Shanghai|
Principal Commercial Officer
|Jeane Zuniga, Panama City|
Phone: (507) 317-5392
|Brian Brisson, Brasilia|
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: [55-61] 3312-7330
|Daniel Crocker, OIO-WH|
|Arica Young, TPP|
International Trade Specialist
|Jennifer Andberg, DOC/OSEC/OBL|
|Katina Rojas Joy, DOC/OSEC/OBL|
|Jenna Dunay, DOC/OSEC/OBL|
|Juan Antia, Bogota|
Senior Commercial Specialist