PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 14, the Mid-Atlantic District Export Council in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service in Philadelphia will host a roundtable focused on Russia Sanctions and Opportunities in Ukraine and Eurasia. This event is tailored towards small and medium companies with questions about the U.S. sanctions policy towards Russia and the best market opportunities for U.S. companies in various industries throughout Eurasia.
Pennsylvania is the 11th largest exporter to Russia among all U.S. states. Despite the sanctions policy, the country remains a significant player in the international economy. Ukraine and other Eurasian countries are poised for renewed growth and offer opportunities to small and medium- sized companies.
The event will feature top officials from the two primary sanctions agencies- the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, in addition to local experts and practitioners. Presenters will provide an overview of the current status of the U.S.-Russia sanctions policy, answer specific questions, highlight opportunities in Ukraine and Eurasia, and address key challenges in doing business in the region.
Date: Thursday, April 14, 2016
Time: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: BDP International
510 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
To learn more about this event, please visit: ="https://build.export.gov/build/groups/public/@eg_us_pa/documents/webcontent/eg_us_pa_098259.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://build.export.gov/build/groups/public/@eg_us_pa/documents/webcontent/eg_us_pa_098259.pdf or email Kennia.Somerville@trade.gov .
The U.S. Commercial Service in Philadelphia is part of the global network of the U.S. Commercial Service, which connects U.S. businesses with international buyers through offices in 108 U.S. cities and more than 80 countries.
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SOURCE U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce