Subsea and Onshore Technology Trade Mission to Brazil; October 19-21, 2016, 76657-76658 [2015-31140]

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce International Trade Administration’s (ITA) U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are organizing a Subsea & Onshore Technology Trade Mission to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 19–21, 2016. The Subsea & Onshore Technology Trade Mission offers a timely and costeffective means for U.S. firms to engage with key stakeholders and to enter the promising Brazilian oil and gas market for subsea and onshore equipment, technology, and services. The delegation will be comprised of at least 10 U.S. firms and a maximum of 15 U.S. firms representing a cross-section of U.S. oil and gas segments that have developed products and services for subsea (deep water) and onshore, oil and gas exploration and production. The mission will also be open to representatives of U.S. trade associations in the targeted industries with a commercial interest in Brazil. International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: SCHEDULE Tuesday, October 18, 2016 ............ Wednesday, October 19, 2016 ....... D D D D D Thursday, October 20, 2016 ........... Friday, October 21, 2016 ................ D D D D D Delegation arrives in Rio. Welcome lunch at hotel restaurant. Afternoon free. Country Team Briefing at U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro by Brazil Mission team (FCS, ECON and CG). Commercial Briefing/Oil and Gas Opportunities in Brazil by Brazilian companies and key industry players. Welcome cocktail Reception. U.S. companies individual matchmaking appointments at the Brazilian company’s offices. One group meeting with Petrobras. One oil and gas site visit (afternoon)—TBD. Evening Departure. Web site: Please visit our official mission Web site for more information: http://www.export.gov/trademissions/. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Participation Requirements Recruitment for the mission will begin immediately and conclude no later than July 24, 2016. All parties interested in participating in the trade mission must complete and submit an application package for consideration by the Department of Commerce. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a comparative basis starting July 25, 2016 until at least 10 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Dec 09, 2015 Jkt 238001 participants are selected with a maximum number of 15 participants. Applications received after July 25, 2016, will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Fees and Expenses After a company or organization has been selected to participate in the mission, a payment to the Department of Commerce in the form of a participation fee is required. The participation fee for the Trade Mission will be $2,300 for a small or medium-sized firm (SME) or industry organization, and $2,500 for large firms. The fee for each additional PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 firm representative (large firm or SME/ trade organization) is USD $750.00. Application All interested firms and associations may register via the following link: http://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/ TM/6R0R. Exclusions The mission fee does not include any personal travel expenses such as lodging, most meals, local ground transportation (except for transportation to and from meetings, and airport transfers during the mission), and air E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 76658 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 237 / Thursday, December 10, 2015 / Notices transportation. Participants will, however, be able to take advantage of U.S. Government rates for hotel rooms. Business or entry visas may be required to participate in the mission. Applying for and obtaining such visas will be the responsibility of the mission participant. Government fees and processing expenses to obtain such visas are not included in the participation fee. However, the Department of Commerce will provide instructions to each participant on the procedures required to obtain necessary business visas. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Timeline for Recruitment and Applications Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the Commerce Department trade mission calendar (http://export.gov/ trademissions) and other Internet Web sites, press releases to general and trade media, direct mail, notices by industry trade associations and other multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, conferences, and trade shows. Recruitment for the mission will begin immediately and conclude no later than July 25, 2016. Applications received after July 25, 2016 will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints permit. Conditions for Participation Targeted mission participants are U.S. companies or organizations providing oil and gas equipment, technology, or services. The participants’ products or services must be either produced in the United States or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at least 51 percent U.S. content of the value of the finished product/service. The following criteria will be evaluated in selecting participants: • An applicant must submit a completed and signed mission application and supplemental application materials, including adequate information on the company’s products and/or services, primary market objectives, and goals for participation. If the Department of Commerce receives an incomplete application, the Department may reject the application, request additional information, or take the lack of information into account when evaluating the applications. • Each applicant must also certify that the products and services it seeks to export through the mission are either produced in the United States, or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and have at least 51 percent U.S. content of the value of the finished product or service. • Suitability of the firm or service provider’s products or services to the market. • Firm’s or service provider’s (or in the case of a trade association/ organization, represented firm or service provider’s) potential for business in the markets, including likelihood of exports resulting from the mission. • Consistency of the firm’s or service provider’s (or in the case of a trade association/organization, represented firm or service provider’s) goals and objectives with the stated scope of the mission. Diversity of company or organization size and location may also be considered during the review process. Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing references to partisan political activities (including political contributions) will be removed from an applicant’s submission and not considered during the selection process. Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing references to partisan political activities (including political contributions) will be removed from an applicant’s submission and not considered during the selection process. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Name: Julius Svoboda, Title: Senior Oil & Gas Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce, Address: 1401 Constitution Ave., Tel: +1–202–482– 5430, Email: Julius.Svoboda@trade.gov. Mr. Mark Wells, International Trade Specialist, Trade Missions, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, Tel: (202) 482–0904, Mark.Wells@trade.gov. Frank Spector, Acting Director, Trade Missions Program. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:33 Dec 09, 2015 Jkt 238001 [FR Doc. 2015–31140 Filed 12–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Renewable Energy Trade Mission to Mexico; May 16–19, 2016 International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice. The United States Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) is organizing an Executive-led Renewable Energy Trade Mission to Mexico from May 16 to 19, 2016. The Renewable Energy Trade Mission offers a timely and costeffective means for U.S. firms to engage with key stakeholders and to enter the promising Mexican market for renewable energy equipment, technology, and services. A senior ITA official will lead a delegation of 15 to 20 companies for a series of meetings with government officials, power sector decision makers, potential buyers and other commercial partners in Mexico City. Delegates will receive discounted access to Mexico’s premier trade show and congress for the clean energy industries, MIREC WEEK, including exclusive networking opportunities facilitated by the International Trade Administration. Participating companies will also have the option for a second-city mission extension for solar and wind power subsector briefings in Monterrey; prescreened business-to-business meetings with local agents, distributors, or potential buyers facilitated by the Commercial Service; and local networking opportunities. The mission will target near- and medium-term opportunities for U.S. equipment suppliers, technology providers and integrators, and a wide range of service providers operating in the solar, wind, renewable fuels, geothermal, and hydro power subsectors. In addition to exclusive meetings with Mexican energy sector officials, delegates will benefit from exposure to the hundreds of businesses and high-level decision makers participating in MIREC WEEK. The U.S. Commercial Service in Mexico will organize a complete package of country briefings, business and government meetings, sub-sector seminars, and networking opportunities led by U.S. government officials during MIREC WEEK. Delegates participating in the Monterrey extension will also receive business-to-business services designed to capitalize on unique opportunities in the local market and connect mission delegates with potential buyers. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Subsea and Onshore Technology Trade Mission to Brazil; October 
19-21, 2016

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 
    The United States Department of Commerce International Trade 
Administration's (ITA) U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS) in 
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are organizing a Subsea & Onshore Technology 
Trade Mission to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 19-21, 2016.
    The Subsea & Onshore Technology Trade Mission offers a timely and 
cost-effective means for U.S. firms to engage with key stakeholders and 
to enter the promising Brazilian oil and gas market for subsea and 
onshore equipment, technology, and services. The delegation will be 
comprised of at least 10 U.S. firms and a maximum of 15 U.S. firms 
representing a cross-section of U.S. oil and gas segments that have 
developed products and services for subsea (deep water) and onshore, 
oil and gas exploration and production. The mission will also be open 
to representatives of U.S. trade associations in the targeted 
industries with a commercial interest in Brazil.

                                Schedule
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016....  [ssquf] Delegation arrives in Rio.
                               [ssquf] Welcome lunch at hotel
                                restaurant.
                               [ssquf] Afternoon free.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016..  [ssquf] Country Team Briefing at U.S.
                                Consulate General Rio de Janeiro by
                                Brazil Mission team (FCS, ECON and CG).
                               [ssquf] Commercial Briefing/Oil and Gas
                                Opportunities in Brazil by Brazilian
                                companies and key industry players.
                               [ssquf] Welcome cocktail Reception.
Thursday, October 20, 2016...  [ssquf] U.S. companies individual
                                matchmaking appointments at the
                                Brazilian company's offices.
Friday, October 21, 2016.....  [ssquf] One group meeting with Petrobras.
                               [ssquf] One oil and gas site visit
                                (afternoon)--TBD.
                               [ssquf] Evening Departure.
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    Web site: Please visit our official mission Web site for more 
information: http://www.export.gov/trademissions/.

Participation Requirements

    Recruitment for the mission will begin immediately and conclude no 
later than July 24, 2016. All parties interested in participating in 
the trade mission must complete and submit an application package for 
consideration by the Department of Commerce. The U.S. Department of 
Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a 
comparative basis starting July 25, 2016 until at least 10 participants 
are selected with a maximum number of 15 participants. Applications 
received after July 25, 2016, will be considered only if space and 
scheduling constraints permit.

Fees and Expenses

    After a company or organization has been selected to participate in 
the mission, a payment to the Department of Commerce in the form of a 
participation fee is required. The participation fee for the Trade 
Mission will be $2,300 for a small or medium-sized firm (SME) or 
industry organization, and $2,500 for large firms. The fee for each 
additional firm representative (large firm or SME/trade organization) 
is USD $750.00.

Application

    All interested firms and associations may register via the 
following link: http://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/TM/6R0R.

Exclusions

    The mission fee does not include any personal travel expenses such 
as lodging, most meals, local ground transportation (except for 
transportation to and from meetings, and airport transfers during the 
mission), and air

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transportation. Participants will, however, be able to take advantage 
of U.S. Government rates for hotel rooms. Business or entry visas may 
be required to participate in the mission. Applying for and obtaining 
such visas will be the responsibility of the mission participant. 
Government fees and processing expenses to obtain such visas are not 
included in the participation fee. However, the Department of Commerce 
will provide instructions to each participant on the procedures 
required to obtain necessary business visas.

Timeline for Recruitment and Applications

    Mission recruitment will be conducted in an open and public manner, 
including publication in the Federal Register, posting on the Commerce 
Department trade mission calendar (http://export.gov/trademissions) and 
other Internet Web sites, press releases to general and trade media, 
direct mail, notices by industry trade associations and other 
multiplier groups, and publicity at industry meetings, symposia, 
conferences, and trade shows. Recruitment for the mission will begin 
immediately and conclude no later than July 25, 2016. Applications 
received after July 25, 2016 will be considered only if space and 
scheduling constraints permit.

Conditions for Participation

    Targeted mission participants are U.S. companies or organizations 
providing oil and gas equipment, technology, or services. The 
participants' products or services must be either produced in the 
United States or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm and 
have at least 51 percent U.S. content of the value of the finished 
product/service.
    The following criteria will be evaluated in selecting participants:
     An applicant must submit a completed and signed mission 
application and supplemental application materials, including adequate 
information on the company's products and/or services, primary market 
objectives, and goals for participation. If the Department of Commerce 
receives an incomplete application, the Department may reject the 
application, request additional information, or take the lack of 
information into account when evaluating the applications.
     Each applicant must also certify that the products and 
services it seeks to export through the mission are either produced in 
the United States, or, if not, marketed under the name of a U.S. firm 
and have at least 51 percent U.S. content of the value of the finished 
product or service.
     Suitability of the firm or service provider's products or 
services to the market.
     Firm's or service provider's (or in the case of a trade 
association/organization, represented firm or service provider's) 
potential for business in the markets, including likelihood of exports 
resulting from the mission.
     Consistency of the firm's or service provider's (or in the 
case of a trade association/organization, represented firm or service 
provider's) goals and objectives with the stated scope of the mission.
    Diversity of company or organization size and location may also be 
considered during the review process.
    Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing 
references to partisan political activities (including political 
contributions) will be removed from an applicant's submission and not 
considered during the selection process.
    Referrals from political organizations and any documents containing 
references to partisan political activities (including political 
contributions) will be removed from an applicant's submission and not 
considered during the selection process.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Name: Julius Svoboda, Title: Senior 
Oil & Gas Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce, Address: 1401 
Constitution Ave., Tel: +1-202-482-5430, Email: 
Julius.Svoboda@trade.gov.
    Mr. Mark Wells, International Trade Specialist, Trade Missions, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, Tel: (202) 482-0904, 
Mark.Wells@trade.gov.

Frank Spector,
Acting Director, Trade Missions Program.
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