US Commercial Service Global Chat

  • 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 Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile and provide an overview of export financing resources through the Export-Import Bank of the United States (ExIm). Speakers from the U.S. Commercial Service will provide country highlights with a focus on opportunities in the offshore energy, ports, and marine science sectors. The discussion on priority markets will be followed with a presentation from ExIm on options for export financing, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises.

  • U.S. companies attending OiA are invited to register for “Global Chat” individual export counseling meetings that will take place immediately after the panel. These complimentary consultations allow you to present your product/service and business strategy and receive country-specific marketing feedback. “Global Chat” sessions will be held in 20 minute appointments on Monday, February 25 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm and Tuesday, February 26 from 10:00am to 12:30pm. U.S. companies can sign-up for meetings with specialists from Mexico, South America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile), and ExIm here.

    Please note: Pre-registration is required

    Location: Trade & Industry Hub, Exhibition Floor

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     Monday, February 25
    14:00-14:02

    WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

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

    14:02-14:05

    OVERVIEW OF U.S. COMMERICAL SERVICE 

    Aron Davidson, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, San Diego

    14:05-14:10 

    OVERVIEW OF U.S. MARITIME TECHNOLOGY EXPORT INITIATIVE

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

    14:10-14:40

    COUNTRY HIGHLIGHTS

    Mexico
    Paul Oliva, Commercial Attache, U.S. Embassy, Mexico City

    Brazil
    Rodrigo Correa, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Consulate, Rio de Janeiro

    Chile
    Juan Catril, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Embassy, Santiago

    Argentina
    Marcelo Amden, Commercial Specialist, U.S. Embassy, Buenos Aires

    14:40-14:50

    EXPORTING FINANCING FOR U.S. MARINE TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

    Sandra Donzella, Deputy Managing Director, Export-Import Band of the U.S. - Western Region

    14:50-14:55 

    Q&A

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

    15:00-17:00

    GLOBAL CHAT MEETINGS

    Running every 20 minutes

    Tuesday, February 26

    10:00-12:20

    GLOBAL CHAT MEETINGS

    Running every 20 minutes

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