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China
Dates: September 17 - 22, 2017
(2 Visits to the U.S)

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency hosted the second China Freight Rail Study Tour September 17 – 22, 2017  with visits to Indianapolis and Seymour, IN, Chicago, IL, and Washington, D.C.. The delegation included 14 representatives from China’s National Railway Association (NRA)  the agenda introduced them to U.S. best practices and solutions related to locomotives Learn more…

China
Dates: September 4 - 10, 2016

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency hosted the China Freight Rail Study Tour One September 4 -10, 2016 with visits New York City, NY, Washington, D.C. and Chicago, IL. The delegation included 14 representatives from China’s National Railway Association (NRA) and the agenda introduced them to U.S. best practices and solutions related to locomotives and Learn more…

Vietnam
Dates: October 17 - 28, 2016
(one visit to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) invited twelve (12) Energy Sector delegates from Vietnam to visit the United States for a ten working-day Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) in October, 2016. The principal objective of the RTM was to expose the Vietnamese delegation to the U.S. gas sector focusing on natural gas-fired power generation and Learn more…

Brazil, Colombia, India, Turkey, the Philippines and Vietnam
April / May 2016
(one visit to the U.S.)

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (www.ustda.gov) invited 16 executive level international energy sector delegates from Brazil, Colombia, India, Turkey, the Philippines and Vietnam to visit the United States for an 11 day Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) that took place in April/May, 2016. The objective of this RTM was to support U.S. private sector participation Learn more…

Romania
Dates: October 31, 2015 - November 7, 2015
(One visit to the U.S.)

USTDA invited up to 11 senior-level public and private sector Romanian officials in the cyber security sector to visit the United States this fall in the Washington D.C. area. The delegation was accompanied by one U.S. Commercial Service officer from the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest. The RTM was funded by USTDA and was planned, organized Learn more…

Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Peru; Brazil; Mexico and Panama
Dates: November 2014, March and April 2015
(3 Visits to the U.S. )

KEA has accommodated three separate high-level delegations from Colombia and the Dominican Republic; Mexico and Panama; and Brazil to visit the United States in late 2014 and early 2015 to undertake three successive 12-day Reverse Trade Missions (RTMs). The objective of each of the three RTMs was to familiarize LAC government and private sector representatives with Learn more…

Dominican Republic
Dates: April 5-16, 2014
(One visit to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) invited up to 14 Dominican Republic (DR) delegates to visit the United States for a 12-day RTM to take place April 5-16, 2014. The DR delegation included senior representatives from the Dominican Telecommunications Institute (Indotel) and representatives from top public and private sector broadcasters in the DR.  Indotel Learn more…

Brazil and Mexico
Dates: March 10-14, 2014
(One visit to the U.S.)

USTDA  invited two delegations of up to five public sector representatives each from Brazil and Mexico to visit Washington, D.C. and participate in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Western Hemisphere Flight Standards Meeting, that took place March 12 – 13, 2014 at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City in Arlington, VA. The primary objective of this Learn more…

China
Dates: October 11, 2015 - October 23, 2015
(One visit to the U.S. )

USTDA invited a total of twelve (12) Chinese air quality sector officials and project sponsors from Jiangsu Province Environmental Protection Bureau to familiarize them with U.S. technologies and best practices during a fourteen day Training Program. The visit schedule included meetings with U.S. policy and regulatory agencies and financial institutions and with commercial companies to Learn more…

Brazil
Dates: (Completed) (ANTF) March 16 - 22, 2014 and Planned Dates: (Passenger Rail) May 4 - 10, 2014
(Two (2) Visits to the U.S. )

USTDA has invited up to fourteen (14) Brazilian delegates to visit the United States for each of the two 7-day RTM’s  that will take place  March 16 – 22, 2014 (ANTF) (COMPLETED)and  May 4 – 10, 2014 (Passenger Rail). For the ANTF Rail Efficiency Technologies RTM (COMPLETED) , delegates included representatives from the Ministry of Transportation, Learn more…

Turkey
September 28 - October 2, 2013
(one visit to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)  invited  twelve (12) delegates from Turkey representing the geothermal energy sector to the United States for a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) from September 28 – October 2, 2013. The delegation was composed of delegates representing geothermal developers who  traveled to the United States to gain exposure to advanced Learn more…

Sub - Sahara Africa Region
October 13 – 25, 2013
(one visit to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)  invited eleven (11) delegates from sub-Saharan countries in east and southern Africa (primarily Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa) in the commercial aviation sector to the United States for a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) in October of 2013.  The visit  focused on familiarizing the African officials with U.S. light Learn more…

Asia - Pacific Region
August 12 - 19, 2013
(one visit to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)  invited  high level Asia-Pacific civil aviation delegations from Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam to meet with U.S. commercial companies that are focused on the production of commercial aircraft and equipment and to discuss aviation technology as well as policies, regulations and financing mechanisms that can support the enhancement Learn more…

Brazil
June 23 – July 3 2013
(one visit to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)  invited thirteen (13) delegates from Brazil’s public and private Waste-to-Energy (WTE) and Landfill Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) sector to the United States for a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) that was held from June 23 – July 3 2013.  This visit will focus on familiarizing the Brazilian officials with the latest Learn more…

Vietnam
June 1 – 12, 2013
(one visit to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)  invited  13 Vietnamese wind project developers, project financiers and officials from the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam (ERAV) to meet with U.S. wind technology manufacturers, service providers and to learn about U.S. regulatory practices related to the integration of wide scale wind power deployment to the U.S. power Learn more…

India
May 11 - 19, 2013
(one visit to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)  invited  ten (10) delegates from India’s public and private petrochemical refinery sector to the United States for a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) during May 11 – 19, 2013 in Houston, Texas and New Orleans, Louisiana. The objective of the RTM was to familiarize the invited Indian federal and Learn more…

China
February 1-7, 2015

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) invited three groups of twelve delegates each to visit the United States for a series of 14 day Reverse Trade Missions (RTMs) during the period of mid 2012 thru early 2015. The objective of the “China Clean Energy Exchange Program Phase II” was to familiarize Chinese energy sector Learn more…

Sub-Saharan Africa
Took Place July 9 – 19, 2012
(One visit to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) invited delegates from sub-Saharan countries in east and southern Africa in the commercial aviation sector to the United States for a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) that took place in July, 2012.  The visit  focued on familiarizing the African officials with U.S. light aircraft and commercial helicopter related products Learn more…

India
Cancelled by USTDA
(One visit to the U.S. )

USTDA will invite a total of ten (10) delegates from India and one (1) representative from the U.S. Commercial Service in New Delhi, to visit the United States for eleven (11) days (7 working days) in the winter of 2014   The visit will focus upon introducing the Indian delegation to U.S. federal, state and Learn more…

Turkey
Took Place April 14 – 25, 2012

As a strategic part of the National Export Initiative (NEI), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)  invited a total of twenty (20) delegates from Turkey and one (1) representative from the Commercial Service Office (USCS) in Ankara, to visit the United States for ten (10) days April 14th – 25th, 2012.  The Turkish delegation Learn more…

Brazil
Took Place June 18 – 27, 2012

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) intends to invite up to twelve (12) delegates from Brazil’s public and private sector aviation officials to the United States for a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) in March, 2012.  As a strategic part of the National Export Initiative (NEI), this visit will focus on familiarizing senior Brazilian officials Learn more…

India
Dates for final RTM are to be Determined (Energy Efficiency)
(4 Visits to U.S.)

USTDA will invite a minimum of thirty-two (32) representatives from public and private entities in the Clean Energy sector in India, to visit the United States. Each delegation will include one additional delegate from either the ECP or the USTDA India representative for each of the four separate Reverse Trade Missions (RTM). Each RTM program Learn more…

Latin America and the Caribbean
October 2009 thru October 2010

USTDA invited six groups of delegates to visit the United States for a series of one week Reverse Trade Missions (RTMs) during the period of October 2009 thru October 2010. The objective of this program was to familiarize key Latin American and Caribbean energy sector officials and project sponsors with U.S. clean energy technologies employing Learn more…

China
May 16th – 26th 2011

USTDA invited a total of fourteen (14) delegates from China and one (1) representative from the U.S. Commercial Service in Beijing, to visit the United States for eleven (11) days (8 working days) in May, 2011. Delegates included representatives from the Chinese National School of Administration (CNSA) and the National Emergency Management Office (EMO). The Learn more…

China
November 2010 thru August 2011

Following a meeting in 2010 between President Obama and the Chinese premier at which the Director of USTDA was present, a U.S. China Clean Energy Exchange Program was established, under which USTDA agreed to fund a series of three Reverse Trade Mission or Study Tours by Chinese delegates from their National Energy Administration (NEA) the Learn more…

Latin America and Caribbean
Dates for Mexico ITS RTM - March 11th through 21st, 2012
(3 Visits to the U.S. )

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is inviting three groups of eight to twelve delegates each from Brazil, Colombia and Mexico to visit the United States for a series of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Reverse Trade Missions (RTMS) during the period of October 2011 (Brazil), January 2012 (Colombia)and March of 2012 (Mexico). KEA has been contracted to manage Learn more…

Ukraine
July 13, 2011 thru July 22, 2011
Latin America and Caribbean
July 30 - August 11, 2011
(3 visits to the U.S.)