Trade Markets affected: Middle East & North Africa; Central America; Southern Europe; and India
Measure: The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) has announced four upcoming trade missions that will be recruited, organized, and implemented by ITA..
Why this matters: The four ITA missions announced are:
- Trade Mission to the UAE in Conjunction with Trade Winds Middle East & North Africa Business Forum—March 2-10, 2022. (Registration for B2B trade missions is now full, but registration for the Forum is still available.)
- Trade Mission to Central America in Conjunction with Trade Americas—Business Opportunities in Central America Conference—March 27, 2022-April 1, 2022. (Deadline to apply: January 28, 2022.)
- Minority-Business Focused Trade Mission (MBTM) to Italy, Spain, and Portugal—May 15-20, 2022. (Deadline to apply: March 4, 2022.)
- Aerospace Trade Mission to India—June 21-24, 2022. (Deadline to apply: May 6, 2022.)
More information: Details about the four missions – including mission descriptions; proposed timetables; participation requirements; fees & expenses; and deadlines – are available in the Federal Register notice.
Potential action: If your company and/or clients are interested in participating in any of these missions, please let the DEC know so that we can identify mentors among DEC membership that will help you maximize the benefits of participation.
See the ITA’s Informational Video Trade Missions below: