LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 20, 2012) – The World Trade Center Kentucky has announced a new trade mission to Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 22-29, 2012. Sponsored in part by the Kentucky Export Initiative, the trade mission will allow participants to gain valuable information on the growing Brazil market, meet distributors of similar products and services, and network with Brazilian business professionals in specific and niche areas.
Brazil is the eighth largest economy in the world. World Trade Center Executive Vice President and trade mission leader Ying Juan Rogers notes that “Brazil has a resilient currency and a strong domestic demand from a growing middle class; Brazil is a recognized market with export opportunities for Kentucky businesses ready to be explored”.
She added that “export opportunities for Kentucky companies include: agricultural machinery and equipment, mining machinery and equipment, electrical power equipment, safety and security equipment, medical equipment, and energy related equipment and projects”.
Qualifying companies have the opportunity to receive a STEP grant for their travel expenses. For additional information on the Brazil trade mission, please contact Ms. Ying Juan Rogers at 859-258-3139.
World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY) is the leading provider of trade consulting, trade education and trade missions across Kentucky. WTC-KY trade staff responds annually to hundreds of trade service requests and along with its trade missions organizes trade education programs covering topics ranging from international payment methods to market entry strategies. The WTC-KY also offers the state’s only International Trade Certification Program. With over 300 offices world-wide, the Trade Center provides Kentucky businesses access to global markets through site visits, business networking, and introductions to key government officials.
Visit www.wtcky.org for additional information.