Amended Dates for the Trade Mission to Central America in Conjunction With The Trade Americas and the US-UK Financial Innovation Partnership Trade Mission, 9317-9318 [2022-03526]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 34 / Friday, February 18, 2022 / Notices Thursday, May 5, 2022 ....................................... Friday, May 6, 2022 ............................................ • • • • • • 9317 Virtual Matchmaking. India Pollution Control Board Panel. Virtual Matchmaking. Virtual Matchmaking. Industry Panel. Virtual Matchmaking. * Note: The final schedule, matchmaking meetings, and panel topics/speakers will depend on the availability of host government and business officials and specific goals of mission participants. Fees and expenses have been revised in accordance with the transition to a virtual format. The fee for participating small and medium sized companies is $1,000 and $2,800 for large companies for a maximum of 5 meetings per company; additional meetings may be available for an incremental fee after the trade mission ends. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a comparative basis in accordance with the Notice published at 86 FR 21697 (April 23, 2021). The applicants selected will be notified as soon as possible. Contacts Jing Liu, Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service, New Delhi, India, Tel: +91–11–2347 2000, Email: Jing.Liu@trade.gov Arup Mitra, Senior Commercial Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, Kolkata, India, Tel: +91–11–2347 2000, Email: Arup.Mitra@trade.gov Megan Hyndman, India/Pakistan Desk Officer, Global Markets, Tel: +1–202– 482–4437, Email: Megan.Hyndman@ trade.gov Haisum Shah, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service— Oregon and SW Washington, Tel: +1– 503–347–1708, Email: Haisum.Shah@ trade.gov David Dennis, International Trade Specialist, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, Tel: August 20, 2022 ................................................. August 21, 2022 ................................................. August 22, 2022 ................................................. 802.458.7678, Email: David.Dennis@ trade.gov Gemal Brangman, Director, ITA Events Management Task Force. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendments to Revise Trade Mission Dates, and Deadline for Submitting Applications. [FR Doc. 2022–03527 Filed 2–17–22; 8:45 am] Background BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P Trade Mission to Central America in Conjunction With The Trade Americas—Business Opportunities in Central America Conference DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Amended Dates for the Trade Mission to Central America in Conjunction With The Trade Americas and the US-UK Financial Innovation Partnership Trade Mission Department of Commerce. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, is announcing amended dates and deadlines for submitting applications for two upcoming trade missions that were previously announced and published in the Federal Register: • Trade Mission to Central America in Conjunction with The Trade Americas—Business Opportunities in Central America Conference scheduled for March 27–April 1, 2022, postponed to August 21–26, 2022. • US–UK Financial Innovation Partnership Trade Mission to the United Kingdom scheduled for June 20–23, 2022, postponed to June 27–29, 2022. SUMMARY: Due to the recent Omicron variant wave in the region, the International Trade Administration has determined that to allow for optimal execution of recruitment and event scheduling for the mission, the dates of the mission are modified from March 27–April 1, 2022 to August 21–26, 2022. As a result of the shift of the event dates the date of the application deadline is also revised from January 28, 2022 to May 27, 2022 (and after that date if space remains and scheduling constraints permit). Interested U.S. companies and trade associations/organizations that have not already applied are encouraged to do so. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a rolling basis in accordance with the original Notice published at 87 FR 2130 (January 13, 2022). The applicants selected will be notified as soon as possible. The proposed schedule is updated as follows: * Proposed Timetable Travel Day/Arrival in Guatemala City. Optional Local Tour. Guatemala City. Afternoon: Registration, U.S. Embassy Officer Consultations and Market Briefing. Evening: Networking Reception. Guatemala City. Morning: Registration and Trade Americas—Business Opportunities in Central America Conference. Afternoon: U.S. Embassy Officer Consultations and Workshops. Evening: Networking Reception. Optional jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 August 23–26, 2022 ........................................... August 27, 2022 ................................................. * Note: The final schedule of meetings, events, and site visits will depend on the availability of VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Feb 17, 2022 Jkt 256001 Travel and Business-to-Business Meetings in (choice of up to two markets): Option (A) Costa Rica. Option (B) Guatemala. Option (C) El Salvador. Option (D) Belize Option (E) Honduras. Option (F) Panama. Travel Day. Return to the U.S. host government and business officials, specific PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 goals of mission participants, flight availability and ground transportation options. E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 9318 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 34 / Friday, February 18, 2022 / Notices Contact Information: Delia Valdivia, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service—Los Angeles (West), CA, delia.valdivia@trade.gov, Tel: 310–235–7203. Background US-UK Financial Innovation Partnership Trade Mission to the United Kingdom The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Monday, June 27, 2022 ...................................... Tuesday, June 28, 2022 ..................................... Wednesday, June 29, 2022 ................................ Thursday, June 30, 2022 .................................... Administration, is amending the Notice published at 86 FR 13526 (March 8, 2021), regarding the dates of ITA’s planned US-UK Financial Innovation Partnership Trade Mission to the United Kingdom, which have been modified from June 20–23, 2022, to June 27–29, 2022. The new deadline for applications has been extended to March 25, 2022. Applications may be accepted after that date if space remains and scheduling constraints permit. Interested U.S. companies and trade associations/ organizations that have not already submitted an application are encouraged to do so. The schedule is updated as follows: Proposed Timetable • Trade Mission Participants Arrive. • No Host Dinner/Delegation Meet Up/Evening Activity (i.e., London Eye). Morning: Panel Discussions. • Opening Breakfast. • Expanding into the UK from UK FinTech Thought Leaders. • FCA Sandbox Discussion. • Armchair Discussions with UK Banks. Afternoon: Site Visit. • Level 39 Accelerator or Barclays incubator. • Evening Reception. Morning: London Stock Exchange & HMG Engagement. • Opening of London Stock Exchange Networking, Ceremony, and Information on Listing on the Exchange. • Bank of England Show Round and Discussion. • FIP Roundtable Discussion with HMG, FinTech Alliance, DIT. • Group Tour of Parliament. Afternoon: Pitchfest and/or Matchmaking Event. • Venue TBD. • Official Trade Mission Program Concludes. • Optional spinoffs Tentative/TBD (not part of official mission). * Note: The final schedule and potential site visits will depend on the availability of host government and business officials, specific goals of mission participants, and ground transportation. The participation fee for the US–UK Financial Innovation Partnership Trade Mission has been updated to $1,500 for small or medium-sized enterprises (SME); and $2,450 or large firms or trade associations. The fee for each additional firm representative (large firm or SME/ trade organization) is $750. The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a rolling basis in accordance with the Notice published at 85 FR 56578 (September 14, 2020). The applicants selected will be notified as soon as possible. Contacts: Vincent Tran, International Trade Specialist, Office of Finance and Insurance Industries, Washington, DC, (202) 482–2967, Vincent.Tran@ trade.gov. Gemal Brangman. Director, ITA Events Management Task Force. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 [FR Doc. 2022–03526 Filed 2–17–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Feb 17, 2022 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration U.S. Section Membership Opportunities to the United StatesIndia CEO Forum International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces membership opportunities for appointment, or reappointment, to the U.S. Section of the U.S.-India CEO Forum (‘‘Forum’’). DATES: ITA will accept nominations on a rolling basis for membership on the Forum for terms that will begin upon appointment and will expire on December 31, 2024. Immediate consideration will be given to applications received by March 21, 2022. ITA will accept nominations under this notice on an on-going basis during the charter term to fill vacancies as they arise. ADDRESSES: For inquiries and an application, please contact Noor Sclafani, International Trade Specialist, Office of South Asia, U.S. Department of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commerce, by email at noor.sclafani@ trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Noor Sclafani, International Trade Specialist, Office of South Asia, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 823–1840. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Established in 2005, the U.S.-India CEO Forum brings together leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and India to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries, and to communicate their joint recommendations to the U.S. and Indian governments. The Forum will have U.S. and Indian public and private sector co-chairs. The Secretary of Commerce will serve as a public sector co-chair. Other senior U.S. Government officials may also participate in the Forum. The Forum also includes U.S. and Indian private sector members, who will be divided into two sections. The U.S. Section will consist of up to 20 members representing the views and interests of the private sector business community in the United States. Each government will appoint the members E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2022-03526]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Amended Dates for the Trade Mission to Central America in 
Conjunction With The Trade Americas and the US-UK Financial Innovation 
Partnership Trade Mission

AGENCY: Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade 
Administration, is announcing amended dates and deadlines for 
submitting applications for two upcoming trade missions that were 
previously announced and published in the Federal Register:
     Trade Mission to Central America in Conjunction with The 
Trade Americas--Business Opportunities in Central America Conference 
scheduled for March 27-April 1, 2022, postponed to August 21-26, 2022.
     US-UK Financial Innovation Partnership Trade Mission to 
the United Kingdom scheduled for June 20-23, 2022, postponed to June 
27-29, 2022.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Amendments to Revise Trade Mission Dates, 
and Deadline for Submitting Applications.

Background

Trade Mission to Central America in Conjunction With The Trade 
Americas--Business Opportunities in Central America Conference

    Due to the recent Omicron variant wave in the region, the 
International Trade Administration has determined that to allow for 
optimal execution of recruitment and event scheduling for the mission, 
the dates of the mission are modified from March 27-April 1, 2022 to 
August 21-26, 2022. As a result of the shift of the event dates the 
date of the application deadline is also revised from January 28, 2022 
to May 27, 2022 (and after that date if space remains and scheduling 
constraints permit). Interested U.S. companies and trade associations/
organizations that have not already applied are encouraged to do so. 
The U.S. Department of Commerce will review applications and make 
selection decisions on a rolling basis in accordance with the original 
Notice published at 87 FR 2130 (January 13, 2022). The applicants 
selected will be notified as soon as possible. The proposed schedule is 
updated as follows: *
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    * Note: The final schedule of meetings, events, and site visits 
will depend on the availability of host government and business 
officials, specific goals of mission participants, flight 
availability and ground transportation options.
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Proposed Timetable

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August 20, 2022..............  Travel Day/Arrival in Guatemala City.
                                Optional Local Tour.
August 21, 2022..............  Guatemala City. Afternoon: Registration,
                                U.S. Embassy Officer Consultations and
                                Market Briefing. Evening: Networking
                                Reception.
August 22, 2022..............  Guatemala City. Morning: Registration and
                                Trade Americas--Business Opportunities
                                in Central America Conference.
                                Afternoon: U.S. Embassy Officer
                                Consultations and Workshops. Evening:
                                Networking Reception.
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Optional

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August 23-26, 2022...........  Travel and Business-to-Business Meetings
                                in (choice of up to two markets): Option
                                (A) Costa Rica. Option (B) Guatemala.
                                Option (C) El Salvador. Option (D)
                                Belize Option (E) Honduras. Option (F)
                                Panama.
August 27, 2022..............  Travel Day. Return to the U.S.
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    Contact Information: Delia Valdivia, Senior International Trade 
Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service--Los Angeles (West), CA, 
[email protected], Tel: 310-235-7203.

Background

US-UK Financial Innovation Partnership Trade Mission to the United 
Kingdom

    The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade 
Administration, is amending the Notice published at 86 FR 13526 (March 
8, 2021), regarding the dates of ITA's planned US-UK Financial 
Innovation Partnership Trade Mission to the United Kingdom, which have 
been modified from June 20-23, 2022, to June 27-29, 2022. The new 
deadline for applications has been extended to March 25, 2022. 
Applications may be accepted after that date if space remains and 
scheduling constraints permit. Interested U.S. companies and trade 
associations/organizations that have not already submitted an 
application are encouraged to do so. The schedule is updated as 
follows:

Proposed Timetable

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Monday, June 27, 2022........   Trade Mission Participants
                                Arrive.
                                No Host Dinner/Delegation Meet
                                Up/Evening Activity (i.e., London Eye).
Tuesday, June 28, 2022.......  Morning: Panel Discussions.
                                   Opening Breakfast.
                                   Expanding into the UK from UK
                                   FinTech Thought Leaders.
                                   FCA Sandbox Discussion.
                                   Armchair Discussions with UK
                                   Banks.
                               Afternoon: Site Visit.
                                   Level 39 Accelerator or
                                   Barclays incubator.
                                   Evening Reception.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022.....  Morning: London Stock Exchange & HMG
                                Engagement.
                                   Opening of London Stock
                                   Exchange Networking, Ceremony, and
                                   Information on Listing on the
                                   Exchange.
                                   Bank of England Show Round
                                   and Discussion.
                                   FIP Roundtable Discussion
                                   with HMG, FinTech Alliance, DIT.
                                   Group Tour of Parliament.
                               Afternoon: Pitchfest and/or Matchmaking
                                Event.
                                   Venue TBD.
                                   Official Trade Mission
                                   Program Concludes.
Thursday, June 30, 2022......   Optional spinoffs Tentative/TBD
                                (not part of official mission).
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* Note: The final schedule and potential site visits will depend on the
  availability of host government and business officials, specific goals
  of mission participants, and ground transportation.

    The participation fee for the US-UK Financial Innovation 
Partnership Trade Mission has been updated to $1,500 for small or 
medium-sized enterprises (SME); and $2,450 or large firms or trade 
associations. The fee for each additional firm representative (large 
firm or SME/trade organization) is $750. The U.S. Department of 
Commerce will review applications and make selection decisions on a 
rolling basis in accordance with the Notice published at 85 FR 56578 
(September 14, 2020). The applicants selected will be notified as soon 
as possible.
    Contacts: Vincent Tran, International Trade Specialist, Office of 
Finance and Insurance Industries, Washington, DC, (202) 482-2967, 
[email protected].

Gemal Brangman.
Director, ITA Events Management Task Force.
[FR Doc. 2022-03526 Filed 2-17-22; 8:45 am]
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