The Missouri International Trade & Investment Foreign Office Directors in Missouri, October 2-7, 2022
Join the Missouri Department of Economic Development to learn about market opportunities for your company in Brazil, Canada and Mexico. The Foreign Office Directors will share a market overview highlighting key sectors, opportunities in market and how to do business in their respective markets.
Immediately after the presentation, please sign up to sit down for a one-on one-conversation with the team specific to your company.
The one-on-one meetings are designed to provide valuable market insight to help businesses design a strategy to enter and grow their exports to Brazil, Canada and Mexico!
Brazil has the largest GDP in Latin America: US $1.8 trillion
• A huge consumer market of 214 million consumers
• Brazil GDP to grow 3.5% in 2022
• Imports from US are up 53% in Q2 2022
• Brazil is one of Missouri’s Top 5 trading partners in Q2 2022
• Missouri has a dedicated office covering all regions of Brazil
There has never been a better time to consider exporting, doing business or investing in Brazil for Missouri companies. The International Trade & Investment Office offers a comprehensive portfolio to support your plans and ambitions to grow in Brazil. Read more here
Why Do Business in Canada?
Mr. Ludo Ortuno
Missouri International Trade & Investment Foreign Office Director
The United States and Canada enjoy a $1.6 trillion bilateral trade and investment relationship that supports millions of jobs in both economies. Canada ranks as the top Missouri export market, and Missouri sells more goods to Canada than its next four largest foreign markets combined. The Canadian market is a natural export market for Show Me State exporters but it requires some planning and focus. Our Market Opportunities presentation will guide you through the low hanging fruits in Canada as well as challenges you might encounter. Read more here.
Why Do Business in Mexico?
Missouri’s most exported products to Mexico continued to grow during 2020 and 2021
Oilseeds and Grains up 121%
Motor Vehicle parts up 123%
Dairy products up 54%
Electrical Equipment and components up 53% more. Read more here.
Monday, October 3rd 2022
World Trade Center St. Louis
120 S Central Ave #1200
St. Louis, MO 63105
08:00-08:30 a.m. Coffee and Networking
08:30-10:00 a.m. Market Updates Presentation – Brazil, Canada, Mexico
10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. One-on-one meetings with Foreign Office Directors
Space is limited, please contact MODED today to register for one-on-one meetings, after the presentation.