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Power Technologies Trade Mission to UAE, Saudi Arabia Set for March

Monday, October 10, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The International Trade Administration is organizing a power technologies trade mission to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia March 12-16, 2017. This mission will include participants from leading U.S. companies that provide state-of-the-art generation, transmission, and distribution equipment. Target sub-sectors holding high potential for U.S. exporters include solar, wind, smart electrical engineering, and smart metering.

A minimum of 12 and a maximum of 15 companies will be selected to participate in this mission. Each applicant must sign and submit by Dec. 31 a completed application and supplemental application materials, including adequate information on its products and/or services, primary market objectives, and goals for participation. Each applicant must identify whether the products and services it seeks to export through the mission are either produced in the U.S. or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at least 51 percent U.S. content. Each applicant must also certify that the export of its goods, software, technology, and services would be in compliance with U.S. export control laws and regulations, that it has identified any matter pending before any Department of Commerce bureau or office, that it has identified any pending litigation (including any administrative proceedings) to which it is a party that involves DOC, and that it and its affiliates (1) have not and will not engage in the bribery of foreign officials in connection with their involvement in this mission and (2) maintain and enforce a policy that prohibits the bribery of foreign officials.

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