International Trade Specialists at MINExpo Available to Help U.S. Companies Expand into Foreign Markets

U.S. Commercial Service will have International Trade Specialists on hand at MINExpo 2012 to assist U.S. companies in making connections with foreign delegates.

The U.S. Commercial Service is partnering with the National Mining Association at MINExpo to support U.S. exhibitors interested in expanding sales to international markets. As part of MINExpo, International Trade Specialists from the U.S. Commercial Service will be available to help U.S. companies make the most of the international opportunities that the show affords. Through one-one-one meetings with Mining Specialists from U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide, market briefings and export counseling, U.S. companies will have the opportunity to explore new markets and create new connections.

U.S. Commercial Service Mining Specialists from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nigeria*, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovak Republic*, Ukraine and Uruguay* (*tentative) will be leading international mining delegations to the show and will be available to meet with U.S. companies. If you would like to meet with our Mining Specialists, please consider participating in Showtime, attending a market briefing or visiting the International Business Center. 

Showtime One-on-One Appointments, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Service, allow you the opportunity to meet with U.S. Embassy Commercial Specialists specializing in the mining sector in select overseas markets. These Mining Specialists are eager to talk to you about the export opportunities in their markets, current market situations, and export issues important to your firm. In most cases, they have recruited or are accompanied by a buyer delegation and can facilitate matchmaking opportunities with their delegates.

For more information on each of the programs and to register for Showtime, please visit:

Country Briefings:

On September 24 and 25 there will be a series of afternoon country briefings highlighting the mining sector, export opportunities and market conditions for Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, India, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Russia, and Chile.

International Business Center

The International Business Center will be staffed by the U.S. Commercial Service and will offer translators, private meeting rooms, and staff will be available to provide expert counseling on export related issues.