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Trade Posts Issue: 01
Trade Posts, USTDA's official eNewsletter, is provided bi-weekly to subscribers with information about upcoming events, export opportunities for U.S. companies, open solicitations, and exciting news features. Feel free to forward our new eNewsletter. We also encourage you to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates and discussions on everything trade and development.

Sub-Saharan Africa Featured in June

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As part of its goal to highlight priority sectors and regions each month, USTDA selected June to showcase the sub-Saharan Africa region. Throughout the month, USTDA utilized its website and social media platforms to provide info on export opportunities in the region as well as a webinar, which will be offered on June 27th.

USTDA in the News

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 – The third U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, held in Washington, D.C. June 13th, provided the framework for a series of high-level meetings with key Indian and U.S. public...
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 – U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Director Leocadia I. Zak participated today in the second ministerial meeting of the Framework for Strategic Economic and Commercial Cooperation (FSECC) in Turkey. The meeting was co-chaired by Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk as well as Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and Turkish Minister of Economy Zafer Çağlayan. 
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Upcoming Events

June 27 Webinar - Exploring Transportation Sector Export Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa

June 28-29 U.S. - China Smart Grid Dialogue

July 9-18 Regional Sub-Saharan Africa Light Aircraft and Helicopter Reverse Trade Mission

July 11-20 Romanian and Latvia Aviation Reverse Trade Mission

July 16-27 China Groundwater Protection & Remediation Reverse Trade Mission

Click here to view all USTDA events


Open Solicitations and Business Opportunities

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro State Airports and Heliports Modernization Project More info

Jordan: Smart Grid Upgrades to the Electricity Distribution Company (EDCO) Network Feasibility Study More info

Colombia: Construction of Andalucia Port on the Magdalena River More info

Pakistan: Karachi-Lahore Railway Access and Locomotive Acquisition Technical Assistance More info

Morocco: Port of Casablanca Safety and Security Feasibility Study More info

Colombia: Nationwide Non-Intrusive Cargo Inspection Systems More info

Click here to view all solicitations and business opportunities

USTDA on the Road

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Here's a listing of upcoming events where USTDA's staff will be speaking and joining in on discussions about international development and commercial partnerships

June 27 New York, NY - OPIC's Expanding Horizons Workshop

July 12 Washington, DC - The Aspen Institute's Fast Growth 25 Summit.