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Safety and Security Business Development Mission Middle East Set for March 2015

Monday, May 05, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The International Trade Administration is organizing a business development mission to Morocco, Algeria and Egypt, with an optional stop in Lebanon, for March 4-12, 2015. The targeted sector is safety and security, including U.S.-based manufacturers of safety and security equipment, U.S.-based providers of safety and security services, and U.S. trade associations promoting U.S. safety and security products and services.

A minimum of 15 and a maximum of 20 firms and/or trade associations will be selected to participate in this mission. Each applicant must submit 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 company must also provide certification of products and/or services being manufactured or produced in the U.S. or, if manufactured/produced outside of the U.S., the product and/or 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.

Recruitment for this mission will begin immediately and conclude on Jan. 15, 2015. The ITA will review applications and make selection decisions on a rolling basis beginning Sept. 1, 2014, until the maximum of 20 participants is selected.

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