Northeast Brazil: Economic Growth and Business Opportunities through 2020

The current economic crisis has affected the different parts of the world in different ways. While Brazil’s southern and southeastern regions experience industrial downturns, the northeast of Brazil is seeing growth new areas of business and strong economic prospects, especially in the State of Pernambuco. The investments underway in this region should not be affected by the global economic crisis. The northeast region’s economic growth has been above the national average since 2005. In 2008, the northeast region’s growth rate was 6.12% while the national rate was 5.6%. Datametrica predicts the trend will continue in 2009. The NE states should grow 3.12% while Brazil should grow 1.8%.
Expiration Date: 2017-03-29

Northeast Brazil: Wind Powers Growth and Offers Business Opportunities

Wind energy is a booming sector in Brazil, and the northeast region presents the highest rate of unexplored potential in the country. Recent studies have confirmed Brazil has tremendous capacity to develop its wind power potential in contrast to its current use (which only amounts to around 0.23% of total energy consumed). In addition, due to advances in technology, wind can generate electricity at competitive costs and under cleaner conditions than thermoelectric, hydroelectric, and nuclear power plants. ....
Expiration Date: 2017-03-29

Franchising in Kazakhstan

Franchising is a relatively new business concept in Kazakhstan and is currently not leveraged to its full extent. The U.S. Commercial Service in Almaty anticipates significant potential for this sector’s development. This report provides information for American franchisors looking to enter the Kazakhstani market, and includes an overview of the franchising landscape, best prospect sectors, and market issues across cultural and legal environments.
Expiration Date: 2017-04-07

Opportunities in Renewable Energy via Partnerships with Canadian First Nations

Report focusing on the rise of First Nations communities contributing to and co-owning renewable energy developments across Canada.
Expiration Date: 2017-04-16

U.S. exports to Western Canada

Trade statistics of U.S. exports to Western Canada
Expiration Date: 2017-04-16

ADB Loans, Technical Assistance and Assistance to Private Sector, April 2015 (International Market Insights)

This International Market Insight (IMI) is a compilation of development projects funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It is distributed monthly to alert U.S. firms to consulting and other procurement opportunities resulting from ADB loan projects, technical assistance (TA) and grants. In 2014, ADB provided $12.92 billion for loans, $405 million for grants and $159 million for TA. This IMI can be your firm’s link to these opportunities.
Expiration Date: 2017-04-24

2015 Country Commercial Guide: Doing Business in Nicaragua

This is the complete guide for doing business in Nicaragua for U.S. exporters.
Expiration Date: 2017-06-16

2015 Country Commercial Guide: Doing Business in Belize

Complete Country Commercial Guide for doing business in Belize for U.S. exporters
Expiration Date: 2017-06-16

Ukrainian Defense Industry Trade and Investment Opportunities

Summary. The U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) Kyiv is pleased to offer American Defense & Security Industry companies a chance to meet with top officials from the Ukrainian Military and Defense Industry sector to learn about trade, investment and R&D opportunities in the Ukrainian market for military and dual-use items. This matchmaking event, opening with an introductory seminar presentations and followed by one-on-one meetings with the Ukrainian defense industry officials, is scheduled for May 6, 2015, at the IDEF 2015 International Defense Industry Fair(http://www.idef15.com/en/). USCS Kiev will be pleased to secure access to this seminar & matchmaking sessions to Regional Sales Managers, VP for International Sales, of CEOs or Owners of American defense industry companies for fee of USD 70.00 per one interested attendee. End summary.
Expiration Date: 2017-06-19

ADB Loans, Technical Assistance, and Assistance to Private Sector, June 2015 (International Market Insights)

This International Market Insight (IMI) is a compilation of development projects funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It is distributed monthly to alert U.S. firms to consulting and other procurement opportunities resulting from ADB loan projects, technical assistance (TA) and grants. In 2014, ADB provided $12.92 billion for loans, $405 million for grants and $159 million for TA. This IMI can be your firm’s link to these opportunities.
Expiration Date: 2017-06-26