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  • Investing in Transport

    This kind of growth in aviation supports sustainable development and drives broader economic growth. Increases in air traffic can create jobs, boost tourism and unlock markets. For these reasons, officials in Colombia have been focused on expanding BOG and other airports for the last several years.

  • Increasing Aviation Investments in Jamaica

    Recognizing Jamaica’s desire to improve air transportation efficiency, minimize government expenditures and increase investment into the country, USTDA provided support, in coordination with the International Finance Corporation, to assist the Ministry of Finance and Public Service to privatize Air Jamaica.

  • Reverse Trade Mission Connects U.S. Companies with Sales Opportunities in Brazil's Rail Sector

    USTDA played a pivotal role in the sale of 55 General Electric locomotives, which were manufactured in Grove City and Erie, PA, to MRS Logística, a Brazilian rail company. By sponsoring a reverse trade mission for 10 delegates from the Brazilian rail sector to the United States, USTDA provided a forum for procurement decision makers to examine U.S. capabilities in the area of railroad rehabilitation and modernization.

  • Clean Energy for the Americas Program Helps Open Brazil's Energy Market for U.S. Companies

    As part of USTDA's focus on expanding clean energy power generation in emerging markets, the Agency launched the Clean Energy of the Americas Program in 2009 to introduce Latin American project sponsors to U.S. companies in the wind, solar, hydro, geothermal and waste-to-energy industries.