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Environmental Technologies Global Team Newsletter: January 2017

Environmental Export Opportunities

We listened to your feedback and will introduce to you the following export focused opportunities:

1) Multiple group trips (groups of 5 or less) to a specific country/region to enter in and/or expand into the market.

2) Are you heading to an international trade show in 2017? Don't tackle a trade show on your own. We can add value to your trip by providing you with pre-scheduled meetings with key players, real time market intelligence and much more.

3) Trade Missions - groups of 10-15 U.S. companies looking to make a difference and increase profit margins.

We hope you can join us on one of the many export opportunities we have lined up for you in 2017!

Opportunity: Business Development Group Visit to Brazil
Date: April 4-6, 2017
Description: Join the group of U.S. companies traveling to Sao Paulo, Brazil to meet with government and private sector officials. Meeting include group and company specific one-on-one meetings with interested buyers. The trip is also coordinated for trip delegates to walk the show floor of the leading environmental trade show in Brazil (Pollutec Brazil).
Contact: Elizabeth.Laxague@trade.gov 

Opportunity: Business Export Development Group Visit & Exhibitor -
Everything About Water (EAW) Expo - India
Date: June 29-July 1, 2017
Contact: Environmental.Team@trade.gov 

Opportunity: Business Export Development Trip to South Korea
Date: July 2017
Contact: Environmental.Team@trade.gov

Webinars & Direct Lines

Air Pollution Control and Monitoring Technology Opportunities in India
Date: January 18, 2017
Time: 10 am-11 am EST
Description: Join us for a webinar highlighting air pollution control and monitoring technology opportunities in this dynamic developing economy. India's market for environmental technologies is valued at over 16 Billion USD. 
Contact: Hector.Rodriguez@trade.gov
Cost: Free

Certified Trade Mission to Peru - Waster & Wastewater Opportunities
Date: January 23, 2017
Time: 3 pm-4 pm EST
Description: Peru’s new president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, is a former World Bank executive and former prime minister, Minister of Finance, and Minister of Energy for Peru. Kuczynski’s administration wants to set clear environmental standards and improve the country’s water and wastewater infrastructure. This presents an important opportunity for potential suppliers to gain traction in promoting to the incoming administration— potentially for the next five years and longer—new technologies, supplies, investments and services related to the water industry.
Contact: Karen.Allen@trade.gov
Cost: $20

Direct Line for American Businesses: Doing Business in Ecuador in the Post-Correa Era
Date: February 1, 2017
Time: 11 am-12 pm EST
Description: The U.S. Embassy in Quito invites U.S. companies of all sizes to participate in a Direct Line Webinar to discuss expectations for Ecuador’s investment and business climate in the post-Correa era. Following presidential elections scheduled for February 19 a new president will take office in May. Join Ambassador Todd C. Chapman via webinar for a discussion of new opportunities and challenges to doing business in Ecuador as a result of the upcoming change in administration.
Host: Todd C. Chapman, U.S. Ambassador, Embassy of the United States Quito, Ecuador 
Cost: Free

Monthly Free Webinars by the EPA

Upcoming Webinars by U.S. Department of Commerce
1) Ex-Im Bank Webinar  Series (1 of 3)
2) Resources You Should Know 

Trade Mission

Certified Trade Mission to Peru - American Water Works Association
Dates: May 21-23, 2017
Location: Lima, Peru
Description: AWWA will work in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service/Environmental Technologies Global team to bring manufacturers, consultants, and potential private sector investors to Peru to meet public and private industries including Peru's water industry utilities, and Public Private Partnership administrators.
Cost: SME - $2,667/Lg. $ 4,379
Contact: jjohnson@awwa.org  or Environmental.Team@trade.gov  

Water Trade Mission to China
Location: Beijing, China
Date: June 19-23, 2017
Contact: Jay.Biggs@trade.gov

Water Infrastructure Trade Mission to Mexico
Dates: September 4-8, 2017
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Contact: Environmental.Team@trade.gov

Upcoming Trade Missions - trade mission page.   

Domestic and International Trade Events

International Buyer Program (IBP)- Domestic Trade Shows

Trade Fair Certification (TFC) - International Trade Shows

Event: World Ocean Summit
Date: February 22-24, 2017
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Description: In our fourth World Ocean Summit, we bring a critical eye to the important issue of how the blue economy is to be financed. The transition from a conventional economy in the ocean to a “blue” or sustainable economy could be a tremendous economic and investment opportunity, if done right. The risks and challenges are considerable. A new and intensive phase of economic activity in the ocean is getting underway, but science warns that the seas are facing unprecedented pressures from humans, and that time to save them is quickly running out.
Contact: Yulie.Tanuwidjaja@trade.gov

Event: WasteExpo 2017
Date: May 9-11, 2017
Location: New Orleans, LA
Description: WasteExpo is a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce International Buyer Program. The partnership provides U.S. companies exhibiting at WasteExpo to pre-scheduled B2B meeting with vetted foreign buyers, finance seminars with EX-IM Bank, and access to Commercial Specialist traveling from their respective U.S .embassies. WasteExpo trade show continues to grow each year and New Orleans is sure to provide a great venue for business.
Take the Holiday Industry Quiz.
Contact: Pamela.Kirkland@trade.gov

Event: AquaTherm Kyiv
Date: May 30-June 2, 2017
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Description: Exhibit within the U.S. Pavilion support by CS Ukraine. This is unique trade promotion event, as the Pavilion will house the Energy, HVAC, and Water Systems. Promotional and Speaking opportunities as well as matchmaking (B2B). Over 500 exhibitors are preparing for 24,000 visitor; will you be one of them?
Contact: Olena.Stephanska@trade.gov

Event: Indowater Expo & Forum 2017
Date: July 12-14, 2017
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia, Jakarta Convention Center
Description: Indowater is the largest and most comprehensive water, wastewater & recycling technology expo in Indonesia. It is the biggest Expo & Forum for the fastest growing water and wastewater industry in Indonesia. To date, there is 33 U.S. companies exhibiting. Will you be #34?
Contact: Yulie.Tanuwidjaja@trade.gov

Resources & Export Links

Export Basics

STEP Funds (Grant available to U.S. SMEs looking to Export Internationally) via Small Business Administration.

HS Codes, Tariffs, Taxes, Controls and Licenses, Guide to Exporting, and Recorded Webinars

Water Clusters & Innovation Centers

Environmental Technology Innovation Centers are regional groupings of businesses, government, research institutions, and other organizations focused on innovative technologies for clean air or clean water. These dense networks can help solve the nation's environmental challenges by spurring technology innovation. To learn more click on the above link.

You can also view the cluster map for a center near you.  

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The Environmental Technologies Team of the U.S. Commercial Service is dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of the U.S. environmental technologies industry, expanding market access, and increasing exports. To learn more about you how you can receive assistance in finding market intelligence, developing your export strategy, connecting with international buyers, or support at trade events, contact your Local Trade Specialists in one of our 100 U.S. Export Assistance Centers around the U.S.