Mining Equipment and Services Trade Mission to Mexico Scheduled for June
The International Trade Administration is organizing a mining equipment and services business development trade mission to Zacatecas, Mexico, on June 1- 2. The ITA states that the best prospects for products and services in this sector include the following: antioxidants, conveyors, crushers, feeders, sizers, cutting equipment, de-watering systems and parts, drilling systems, dust control equipment, flotation machines, hydraulic excavators and cutters, loaders back hole, lubricants (high performance), portable roadways, power generators, pumps, safety devices, shovels and loaders, temporary flooring, tire service, tires and tire pressure monitors, ventilation equipment, waste water treatment plants, water filtration and wear prevention.
Approximately 10-15 companies will be selected to participate in this mission. Each applicant must submit by April 10 a completed and signed mission application and supplemental application materials, including adequate information on its products and/or services, primary market objectives and goals for participation. Each applicant must also certify that (a) the goods and/or services it seeks to export through the mission are either produced in the United States or, if not, contain at least 51 percent U.S. content, (b) the export of its goods, software, technology and services would be in compliance with U.S. export control laws and regulations, (c) it has identified any matter pending before any bureau or office of the Department of Commerce, (d) it has identified any pending litigation (including any administrative proceedings) to which it is a party that involves the DOC, (e) it and its affiliates (1) have not and will not engage in the bribery of foreign officials in connection with its involvement in this mission and (2) maintain and enforce a policy that prohibits the bribery of foreign officials, and (f) it meets the minimum participation requirements.