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Infrastructure Trade Mission to Middle East Slated for December

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The International Trade Administration is organizing an infrastructure business development mission to Morocco, Egypt and Jordan to be held Dec. 3-11. This mission will focus on the following sectors, although participation from companies in other appropriate sectors will be considered as space permits.

- energy-efficient technologies, equipment and service (electrical generating equipment, gas and steam turbine units, clean coal technology, transmission and distribution equipment and services, wind and solar energy technology and equipment, products and services related to power industries and electricity grid, compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas technologies and peripherals)

- transportation infrastructure and equipment (new and refurbished locomotives, new bulk car and other dedicated rolling fleets, smart signaling and operations automation, business model analysis, strategic route design and network planning, road/freight transport, public transport)

- water and waste treatment (water demand projects, water supply projects, wastewater technology, sanitation equipment, water desalination)

- marine and ports infrastructure (dredging equipment, conveyors, freight handling equipment, storage equipment, cranes, navigation equipment, stevedoring, warehousing, cold storage facilities)

- tourism and building construction (entertainment technology (resorts and parks), pipeline equipment, green building technologies, utilities and infrastructure)

A minimum of 15 and maximum of 20 firms and/or trade associations or organizations will be selected to participate in this mission. Each applicant must submit no later than Sept. 12 a completed and signed application and supplemental application materials, including adequate information on the company’s products and/or services, primary market objectives and goals for participation. Each applicant must also provide certification of products and/or services being manufactured or produced in the U.S. or, if manufactured/produced outside the U.S., the product/service must be marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have U.S. content representing at least 51% of the value of the finished good or service.

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