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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 Registering & Selling Chemicals in China Detailed Event Information For Registering & Selling Chemicals in China
Registering & Selling Chemicals in China -- Chemical Production Machinery, Household Consumer Goods, Industrial Chemicals, Management Consulting Services, Materials Handling Machinery, Plastics Materials/Resins
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Location/Date: Shanghai, China 01/09/2013 - 01/09/2013
Event Summary:
China is the second largest consumer of chemicals in the world. Learn what is required of businesses importing chemicals to China. This webinar is designed to bring you up to speed on China's current requirements for the registration and importation of chemicals. It offers market entry considerations, strategies and case studies. Hear from a China-based team featuring a chemicals registration expert, an advisor and online marketplace operator of chemicals trading in China, and a U.S. chemicals manufacturer and exporter. Their remarks will touch on China's measures for the registration of new chemicals and recently-introduced requirements governing aspects of hazardous chemicals. Benefit from discussion of market trends, challenges for U.S. exporters, and how best to succeed in the marketplace. Registering & Selling Chemicals in China Webinar This program was recorded January 9, 2013. Recording may be purchased: $15, payable by credit card

Contacts:
Kellie Holloway-Jarman, Portland OR
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 503-326-3002
kellie.holloway@trade.gov
Lisa Tang, Shanghai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 86-21-6279-8701
Lisa.Tang@trade.gov
Sarah Fox, Miami
Commercial Officer
Phone: 305 526 7425
Sarah.Fox@trade.gov