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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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View a Trade Data Snapshot

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 Business Opportunities in Qatar Related to 2022 World Cup and Beyond Detailed Event Information For Business Opportunities in Qatar Related to 2022 World Cup and Beyond
Business Opportunities in Qatar Related to 2022 World Cup and Beyond -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Building Products, Education/Training Services, Financial Services, General Science & Technology, General Services, Hotel/Restaurant Eq., Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Los Angeles, CA, United States 02/18/2013 - 02/18/2013
Event Summary:
The US Commercial Service will be hosting a breakfast meeting on Monday February 18, 2013 featuring a delegation of Qatari business and government leaders co-led by Mr. Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General, Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee and U.S. Ambassador to Qatar, Dr. Susan L. Ziadeh. US companies are encouraged to participate to learn about upcoming opportunities in Qatar as they prepare for the 2022 World Cup and implement the Emir's 2030 Vision Statement. This event will include a presentation from our guests as they outline the vision for Qatar and a Q&A session with participations. There will also be an opportunity to network with members of this high-level delegation.

Contacts:
Robert Dunn, Doha
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: 974-4496-6739
Robert.Dunn@trade.gov
Rachid Sayouty, Los Angeles (Downtown)
USEAC Director
Phone: 213-894-4022
Rachid.Sayouty@trade.gov
Terri Batch, Los Angeles (West)
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 310-235-7212
Terri.Batch@trade.gov
Rafael Patino, Santo Domingo
Commercial Officer
Phone: 809-481-2315
Rafael.Patino@trade.gov