Tag Archives: Mexico

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

Virginia Company Expands International Presence in Mexico

Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc., the market leader in breastfeeding accessories, has signed an agreement with MEXEX to distribute its products in Mexico. Lansinoh is a participant in VEDP’s marquee export promotion program, the Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program, designed to accelerate the success of Virginia companies in international markets. Launched in January 2002, the two-year… Read more

Free VALET Webinar: Making NAFTA Work for Your Business

Learn how to navigate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and make your company more competitive! Date & Time: Thursday, April 23, 2015; 2:00 to 3:30pm Location: Your desk! Registration link: http://valet-webinar-nafta.eventbrite.com Cost: Free! Webinar link: https://vedptrade.webex.com/vedptrade/j.php?MTID=mbd425e296fe3ed37bdb9897079aa70b8 Join by phone: 1-877-668-4490, Access code: 577 890 198 Livingston International, a North American industry leader in… Read more

From Shipping Solutions: “Do You HAFTA Use NAFTA?”

Free Trade Agreements provide huge benefits to many exporters, including tariff-free or reduced tariff treatment for qualifying goods, increased protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, and often the ability to bid on foreign government procurements. However, many exporters are not familiar with how operating within Free Trade Agreement will impact their export practices. NAFTA… Read more

Watching Mexico

If you attended last month’s 66th Virginia Conference on World Trade, you remember the name: Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan. You remember because you probably walked out of the room in which he gave his remarks feeling a little more energized, even confident, about this whole international trade thing. The former Mexican Ambassador to the United States… Read more

Mexico Aerospace Opportunities

VEDP’s recent visit to Mexico highlighted significant opportunities in the aerospace sector. Mexico is a global leader in the aerospace sector and has grown at about 20% annually since 2004. Major international companies such as Bombardier, Safran Group, GE, Honeywell and Eurocopter have built engineering centers, laboratories, and production facilities in Mexico. With Mexico’s proximity to the… Read more

Registration Now Live for Trade Missions Through June 2015

Registration is now open for VEDP’s Trade Missions and Trade Shows through June 2015! Many of this year’s Trade Missions and Trade Shows sold out well before the registration deadline. Be sure to register early to reserve your spot! Canada (East) & DEFSEC Atlantic 2014, September 2 – 5, 2014 Africa Aerospace & Defense 2014… Read more