Registration is now open for the trade mission to Washington on February 1-4, 2016, focusing on transportation sector opportunities at the World Bank Group, Inter-American Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The mission is jointly organized by representatives from Austria, Canada, Spain, the Netherlands, and the United States.
This mission is designed to provide companies with an opportunity to:
- Initiate a dialogue with key experts in the transportation sector
- Understand project requirements and constraints, and how to access bank-financed projects
- Inform staff of the capabilities and interests of international firms in the transportation sector
This mission is intended for:
- Civil works/engineering companies working in the transportation sector
- Consulting firms, individual consultants, and training institutions
- Equipment manufacturers/suppliers
- Prospective sponsors of transportation sector investments in emerging markets
- Learn about projects involving rural and inter-urban roads, urban transportation, railways, global road safety, and other areas of transportation (should there be an interest in the ports or aviation sectors, they will be added to the program)
- Understand how projects are initiated and developed
- Find out how your firm can stay informed of future projects
DID YOU KNOW?
- The World Bank Group is the world’s largest provider of development funding for transportation, with an active portfolio of $41 billion.
- From 2010 through 2014, the Inter-American Development Bank approved nearly $11 billion in loans for over 80 transportation projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.