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International Resources

There are many opportunities outside of the U.S. The U.S. Department of Commerce hosts events, webinars and even trade missions to promote U.S. companies abroad. Visit www.export.gov and www.trade.gov to see all the resources offered by the U.S. Government.


Planned & awarded opportunities at/above $200K are posted at: https://www.mcc.gov/work-with-us/mcc-partner-countries

Small water projects in the pipeline: https://www.fomilenioii.gob.sv/apuestaporinversiones


AIA Global Resource Primer

Click HERE to review articles in the AIA Global Resource Primer that provide awareness of the cultural differences and give helpful guidance for practicing abroad.

Click HERE for the International Union of Architects Website­


Caribbean

Caribbean Countries Resource Guide

Click HERE­­­­­ ­ ­ ­to access a resource guide that provides an abundance of information about Caribbean Countries, including:

  • Population
  • Culture
  • History
  • Government Structure
  • Climate
  • Economy
  • Tourism
  • Much More!

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Beyond the Caribbean­

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Trade Mission to the America’s Southern Cone Region 2019


Buenos Aires, Argentina­- March 24-29, 2019


This Trade Americas program offers U.S. firms the opportunity to explore their choice of five markets in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

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In 2017, U.S. exports to the trade mission’s five target markets totaled $28 billion.

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Hosted in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Trade Americas - Business Opportunities in the Southern Cone Region Conference will focus on regional business opportunities, economic trends and strategies to win business by identifying the right partners, tackling trade barriers and leveraging financing tools.

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Participants will meet and consult with U.S. commercial diplomats assembled from ten U.S. Embassies in­South America­(Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia,­Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay).

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What You Can Expect

The combination of the Trade Americas conference and business-to-business matchmaking appointments in ONE or TWO countries with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors or joint-venture partners, will provide participants with strategies for expanding their business across the region. By attending this conference, U.S. companies will be able to:

  • Gain Market Insights
  • Make Industry Contacts
  • Strengthen Business Strategies
  • Advance Specific Projects
  • Identify Potential Partners

Businesses and consumers in the region have a preference for U.S. goods and services – the U.S. has a trade surplus with all 5 featured markets.­


Registration Open

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­­­­­ Register Your Interest Today!

Register your interest early as space is limited
After your register at no cost, you will receive a brief market assessment from the markets selected. After you review this report, you can make your final decision to join the U.S. Delegation.


Learn about costs and the Trade Mission schedule­­­­­

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The Government of Bahrain has announced the start of bidding for a major project in Bahrain:

Tender for consultancy services to develop the King Hamad Bridge project https://www.argaam.com/en/article/articledetail/id/577400


Nigeria: Private Air Strip Construction Providers.­ The Honorable Commissioner for Energy Resources for the Lagos State Government is looking for U.S. private air strip construction companies.­ They are seeking e-introductions to senior level officials at these companies in order to arrange a meeting during their visit to the US (TBD) and for further discussions. ­

Deadline: TBD

Contact: Benedicta Nkwoh; Benedicta.Nkwoh@trade.gov


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Singapore

Terminal and Runway: ­The Changi Airport group is developing a new terminal and third runway at the Changi Airport. Dubbed the “Changi East Project,” this massive expansion includes operationalization of a three-runway system, construction of tunnels and underground systems, and the development of cargo complexes and other supporting infrastructure.­ Being a greenfield development site, basic infrastructure, including utilities, water management systems, ground transportation will need to be built as well.­

Deadline: Contact Hawcheng Ng.

Contact: Hawcheng Ng; Hawcheng.Ng@trade.gov ­

More Information

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Tekfen Engineering Looking for US Partner

Company Contacts:

Metin Zabyapan (metin.zagyapan@tekfen.com.tr)

Cengiz Aydin (cengiz.aydin@tekfen.com.tr)

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Goals and Objectives:

Tekfen Engineering is planning to invest in U.S. by establishing an engineering office by means of merging and/or acquiring with a local small sized engineering/consulting firm active in the field of infrastructure and transportation as well as heavy industry developments (second priority). The location to be preferably on the east coast line of U.S.

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Our initial objective is to meet with small sized engineering / consulting firms in the field of infrastructure and transportation including motorway, highway, expressway, metro networks, railways, high rises , towers, stadium, bridge, tunnel, jetties projects, as well as infrastructure projects including underground pipe lines and transmission lines,­ to understand their tendency for merging and/or acquiring­ beyond if possible to generate a shortlist of potential companies. On the other side we will be also looking for cooperation opportunities with potential local companies in the target field. Lastly we are also willing to gain knowledge in general terms regarding the legal regulations, challenges as well as investment incentives special to states .

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Brief Product or Service Description:

Tekfen Holding, one of the biggest Holding company within the territory,­ is active in 4 major areas as Contracting, Agriculture Industry, Real Estate and Others (Tekfen Insurance). Contracting Group under this group structure consist of 4 companies as Tekfen Construction, Tekfen Engineering, Tekfen Manufacturing & Engineering, HMB (Germany). One of the important goals of Tekfen Contracting Group of Companies is to provide effective engineering services for technologically demanding projects that require specialized know-how. Such projects include refineries, petrochemical facilities, terminal systems, and power stations for future EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) projects of Tekfen Construction. Tekfen Engineering was founded in 1984 to handle the engineering side of the EPC triangle for turnkey projects. Tekfen Engineering has also been contracted out of the Group in particular because of its experience in industrial plants and infrastructure projects. Throughout the life cycle of a project, Tekfen Engineering offers their Clients a comprehensive range of services. Since its establishment Tekfen Engineering have evolved and became a multi-disciplinary engineering company which renders all design and consultancy services required for the development of complex industrial, infrastructure and transportation projects. Our main business areas are Transportation & Infrastructure, Oil Refining & Petrochemical, Power & Renewables, Buildings, Industrial projects. Tekfen Engineering has the capability to carry out Front End Engineering Design for certain processes with the support of their process engineering department which is continuously growing. The services provided by Tekfen Engineering could be grouped under the following categories: Basic and Detailed Engineering Design, Process Technology, Instrumentation and Equipment Design, Procurement Management, Project Management, Construction Management.

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