Near & Far Market Trading - Day 1

Near & Far Market Trading - Day 1

14 Feb 2017, 14:30 - 16:00

Investment, Trade & Innovation Theater

OI North America will host a series of International Trading sessions for companies attending the event who are looking to build their export potential and establish international trading partnerships with foreign counterparts. The 'near market' focus highlights trading opportunities within North and Latin America and surrounding countries, followed by similar ‘far markets’ sessions covering trading with countries in the Europe and Asia.

Content will be delivered by an assortment of Trade Commissions and Regional Trade & Industry groups, showcasing opportunities within their country/region, support mechanisms provided to assist trade with the country/region (including inward investment) and ideally, any products, services or companies from the country/region who want to work with OI’s international audience.



2:30pm - 4:00pm | Commercial Opportunities and Export Financing for U.S. Marine Technology Exporters

This session will discuss emerging commercial opportunities for U.S. marine technology exporters in Europe, Latin America, and Southeast Asia. Speakers from the U.S. Commercial Service will provide country highlights with a focus on opportunities in the offshore oil and gas, ports, and marine science sectors. The discussion on priority markets will be followed with a presentation from the Export-Import Bank of the United States on options for export financing, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Welcome & Introduction
Victoria Yue, Oil & Gas Trade Specialist, International Trade Administration

Country Highlights

  • Mexico: Paul Oliva, Commercial Attaché, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy, Mexico City
  • Brazil: Geoffrey Bogart, Principal Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Consulate, Recife
  • Singapore: Yiu Kei Chan, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy, Singapore
  • Denmark: Aleksander Moos, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Embassy, Copenhagen

Export Financing for U.S. Marine Technology Companies
Sandra Donzella, Deputy Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of the U.S. – Western Region

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