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Event Name: 2013 Asia: SE Asia Outbound Mission To Vietnam & Singapore
Event Date: Nov 10, 2013 to Oct 18, 2013
Event Location: Vietnam, Singapore
Event Type: Outbound Trade Mission
Product Focus: Foodservice Products, Natural/Health, Organic, Produce, Retail Products, Seafood
Product Description: Suitable products include, but are not limited to: Consumer Ready Products, Food Service Products, Snack Foods, Fresh and Processed Produce, Dairy, Seafood, Beverages, Meats, & Health Foods. Products must be at least 50% U.S. agricultural origin by weight, excluding added water and packaging.
Event Description: The Western U.S. Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA®), and the 13 Western State Departments of Agriculture, announce participation and registration in the following activity:

Southeast Asia Outbound Trade Mission:; November 10 - 15, 2013.

This will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about the dynamic markets of Vietnam and Singapore. Southeast Asia is one of the fastest growing regions in the world. It is the sixth largest destination for US agricultural and fish products, valued at $9.76 billion in CY 2011—up 27% from 2010. 2012 – 2015 GDP growth is expected to average 6% annually.

The trade mission will travel to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam, and Singapore. In each location, individual meetings will be introduced to key buyers, importers and distributors of foodservice and retail items. Participants will also receive a market briefing, optional retail tours and coordinated group transportation.

Benefits from participating in the activity:
• Meet one on one with buyers, importers, and distributors.
• Showcase your retail and foodservice items.
• Participate in ATO market briefings, retail and facilities tours.
• Learn first-hand about market preferences, practices, merchandising and distribution channels.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:
Sun. Nov 10th: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Mon. Nov 11th: Meetings, market visits and facilities tours in HCMC.
Tues. Nov 12th: ATO market briefing and one-on-one meetings in HCMC.
Wed. Nov 13th: Travel between HCMC and Singapore.
Thurs. Nov 14th: ATO market briefing and one-on-one meetings in Singapore.
Fri. Nov 15th: Mission completed. Return home or time on your own.
Participation Fee: Registration fee is $450 per participating company for this activity.

Participation will include:
• Customized meeting itineraries with pre-qualified buyers.
• Coordinated transportation to and from airport, hotel, and meetings.
• Air ticket between Vietnam and Singapore.
• Up to 5 nights of lodging at designated, pre-arranged hotels.
• Interpreters, as needed.

WUSATA will cover airfare between Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore, and lodging for one delegate per company. Companies will cover their own costs for international airfare, visas, samples, meals, incidentals and all other expenses. Additional company delegates may participate at their own expense and must contact WUSATA directly at 360-693-3373 to be added to this event.

REGISTRATION ENDS at 11:59pm on August 30, 2013.
Registration Deadline: September 01, 2013
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Contact Event Manager
Amanda Welker
International Trade Specialist
Oregon Dept of Agriculture
Tel: (503) 872-6600
Fax: (503) 872-6601
Email:

Rebecca Weber
International Trade Specialist
Washington Dept of Ag
Tel: 509-735-3666
Fax: 509-735-6609
Email:

Kim Polzin
International Trade Specialist
Idaho State Dept of Ag
Tel: (208) 332-8532
Fax: (208) 334-2170
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