Tag Archives: Asia Pacific

Trade Mission Registration Opens Friday

Registration for VEDP’s 2016/17 Trade Missions opens Friday, April 1st! Check out the full list of trade missions on the International Events page. New destinations on the schedule for 2016/17 include: Trade Mission to Southern Africa (South Africa and surrounding countries) MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas: an exclusive event for mining technology companies located in… Read more

Singapore – Opportunities for Virginia Exporters

The U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement went into effect on January 1, 2004. Singapore is the United States’ thirteenth largest export market and seventeenth largest trading partner. The agreement guaranteed zero tariffs immediately on all exports of U.S. goods to Singapore, and ensured that Singapore could not increase its duties on any U.S. product. In 2014,… Read more

Euclid Systems Receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced that Euclid Systems Corporation received the 2015 Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in International Trade. The award was presented by Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones at the Virginia Conference on World Trade in Norfolk. Euclid System Corporation, headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, manufactures specialty… Read more

Virginia Companies Anticipate Business Success from Southeast Asia Trade Mission

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) today announced that several Virginia companies anticipate business success following participation in the 2015 Southeast Asia Trade Mission that took place October 26-30, 2015. VEDP led the Virginia delegation that included Cask LLC; ComSonics, Inc.; MarkLogic Corporation; Northland Forest Products; Pixia Corp; and Trex Company, Inc. The countries visited… Read more

Growing Opportunities in Armenia

The United States and Armenia have recently agreed to a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement. The Office of the United States Trade Representative states that this agreement created a United States-Armenia Council on Trade that is tasked to create ways to “strengthen the trade and investment relationship between the two countries.” The U.S. Census Bureau reported that… Read more

VEDP Releases South Korea Defense Market and the Procurement Procedure Report

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) released a newly commissioned report on South Korea’s Defense Market and Procurement Procedure. VEDP’s in-country market research partner conducted in-depth research on South Korea’s defense market, as well as its defense procurement system in order to provide Virginia companies with useful information on the market structure. As the country’s… Read more

Are you risking your company’s compliance by relying on your freight forwarder?

When exporting a product or service, whether defense-related or dual-use, regulated by ITAR or EAR, it is important to remember that as the exporter, the U.S. government requires you to take steps to ensure that your company is in compliance before selling overseas. Frequently, we see small companies that export products “outsource” their export compliance… Read more

China: Success or Failure For Your Business

Thousands of U.S. companies are having success selling in China and the country will remain an important and viable market for a wide range of U.S. products and services for years to come. VEDP would like to invite you to our upcoming event on doing business in China entitled “China: Success or Failure For Your Business.” Bonnie… Read more