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In this month’s edition, we feature market opportunities in Taiwan. Come meet us at ProMat, March 20-23 in Chicago or consider Hannover Messe or JEC World in April. And inspire a new generation of small business exporters by submitting a video for World Trade Month in May. Details are below!
March 20-23, 2023
ProMat is the largest international material handling, logistics, and supply chain show and conference. It is the place where manufacturing and supply chain professionals help build the future.
The U.S. Commercial Service is recruiting international delegations to support U.S. exhibitors with their export goals. For details on business-to-business meetings onsite please contact:
Hannover Messe 2023
April 17-21, 2023
Join the U.S. Commercial Service at the largest industrial trade fair globally. Innovative U.S. manufacturers of Industry 4.0 solutions can meet buyers from around the world, including from Partner Country Indonesia. Industry trends that will be showcased included AI and Machine Learning, Carbon-neutral Production, Energy Management, and Hydrogen Fuel Cells. Click HERE to learn more.
|JEC World 2023
April 25-27, 2023
Join the U.S. Pavilion at JEC World 2023. The event will showcase the global composites industry with 1,400 international exhibitors and 40,000 international visitors over 3-days. Tap our Europe Composites Guide 2022 for profiles of key segments, end-use industries and market profiles.
Upcoming Export Webinars
ATA Carnets & International Trade Show
March 29, 2023 – 12:00pm EST – Free
American exhibitors often encounter problems when taking their samples, demos, tools, and equipment to international trade shows. All that is usually needed is a simple temporary export tool that can save companies money, time, and the potential for fines or lost equipment. Click HERE to learn more or email: Mario.Vidana@trade.gov
MDCP Application Guidance Webinars
March 9, 29, and April 25, 2023.
Are you a non-profit? Through an annual competition, the International Trade Administration (ITA) selects a limited number of U.S. non-profit organizations to receive Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) awards. A recipient gets up to $300,000, matched two-to-one by its own resources, to pursue a 3-5-year project designed to remove trade barriers and help U.S. firms to export.
Come learn about policy efforts in China’s 2nd and 3rd tier cities to decarbonize industries. This informational webinar will position your U.S. firm to better understand decarbonization efforts in China and where your products or solutions might fit into the market. Cost: $25 per company including interpretation. For more information, please contact Andrea Shen at Andrea.Shen@trade.gov. or visit HERE.
U.S. Chamber GreenTech Business Delegation to the United Arab Emirates | May 29 – June 1, 2023 | Abu Dhabi and Dubai
As the UAE prepares to host COP28 later this year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will leverage its strong track record of convening U.S. business leaders with top Emirati and U.S. government officials to organise and lead a GreenTech Business Delegation to the UAE
Market Focus: Advanced Manufacturing in Taiwan
Taiwan has a very complete ecosystem of machine tools and components. Taiwan’s machinery and machine tools industries are export oriented. However, Taiwan also imports a significant amount of machinery products. Imports from the United States totaled US$10.8 billion, accounting for 19 percent of total imports (2021 figures).
American companies interested in the Taiwanese market are encouraged to reach out to the U.S. Commercial Service in Taiwan to explore specific opportunities.
- Taiwan Country Commercial Guide – Your starting point for success
- Advanced Manufacturing in Taiwan – Industry Prospects and Opportunities.
- The Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS)
Held in Taipei, TIMTOS, March 6-11 (and through April 6 virtually) is the largest machinery and machine tool trade show in Taiwan and the third largest in the world. The U.S. Commercial Service organizes a US Pavilion at the event.
|Brazil||Foam and Rubber:
A Brazilian manufacturer is looking to source cross-linked polyethylene foam and extruded polymer laminated materials. Details HERE.
|Egypt||Steel Drum Manufacturing:
Assemble a full or complete production line for manufacturing conical and cylindrical steel drums. The lines should handle a capacity of 100 and 250 drums per hour (DPH).
U.S. Companies please click HERE to register your interest and for further details.
|United Kingdom||Low-Cost Printed Circuit Boards: A British Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturer and supplier is looking to partner with a high volume/lower cost U.S. PCB manufacturer. Details HERE.|
Export News & Resources
|Educate and inspire a new generation of small business exporters!
As we prepare to celebrate World Trade Month this coming May, U.S. Federal export promotion agencies continue to collaborate with the National Association of ManufacExporting businesses typically have higher revenues, employ more people, and have more longevity than non-exporting companies. We all benefit from a strong and vibrant U.S. economy. For details, check-in with your federal exporting partners at www.trade.gov/manufacturing-month.
Market Focus: Advanced Manufacturing in Taiwan
Meet our Advanced Manufacturing Specialist in Taiwan.
Jason Chang, Commercial Specialist, Advanced Manufacturing and Semiconductor
Tel: +886 972-745-422 Jason.Chang@trade.gov
HOW. If you are currently exporting, or have in the past, we invite you to submit a short video clip to share your lessons learned with small and medium-sized business manufacturers with global market aspirations. You could be featured on the NAM’s Exporting to Markets Around the World website or in social media postings of from Federal export promotion agencies during May’s World Trade Month.
Exporting businesses typically have higher revenues, employ more people, and have more longevity than non-exporting companies. We all benefit from a strong and vibrant U.S. economy. For details, check-in with your federal exporting partners at www.trade.gov/manufacturing-month.