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DOC Schedules Trade Missions to Europe, India, Asia

Monday, September 16, 2019
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The Department of Commerce will conduct the following international trade missions between November and April. Application and other information about these missions can be found here.

- additive manufacturing trade mission to France, Germany, and Poland, Nov. 17-22 (applications were due Aug. 30)

- water/wastewater industry executive service mission to India, Feb. 9-15 (applications due Dec. 6)

- Asia EDGE (enhancing development and growth through energy) trade mission to Indonesia and Vietnam, March 16-20 (applications due Oct. 31 and Dec. 2)

- Trade Winds Indo-Pacific Hong Kong and Indo-Pacific region, April 20-28 (applications due March 6)

Applicants to participate in these missions must, among other things, do the following.

- submit a completed and signed application and supplemental application materials, including adequate information on their products and/or services, primary market objectives, and goals for participation

- certify that the products and services they seek 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 by value

- certify that the products and services they wish to market through the mission would be in compliance with U.S. export controls and regulations

- certify that they have identified any matter pending before any DOC bureau or office

- certify that they have identified any pending litigation (including any administrative proceedings) to which they are a party that involves the DOC

- sign and submit an agreement that they and their affiliates (1) have not and will not engage in the bribery of foreign officials in connection with a company’s/participant’s involvement in the mission and (2) maintain and enforce a policy that prohibits the bribery of foreign officials

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