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manufacturers, where companies will
have the opportunity to meet senior
OEM representatives and learn about
planned projects and expected
procurement needs. A networking event
will be planned as well, if time and
budget considerations allow.
The proposed schedule allows for
about two days in Moscow and possibly
two days in Ulyanovsk.
October 3 (Sunday) Mission members
arrive in Moscow
Moscow Sightseeing and Group
October 4 (Monday) Morning: U.S.
Embassy/Commercial Service Briefing
Moscow Presentations by local experts
Afternoon: Individual Meetings with
potential Russian partners
Evening: Possible Networking Event
October 5 Morning: Individual
Meetings with potential Russian
(Tuesday) Afternoon: Site Visits
Moscow Evening: Depart for
October 6 Morning: Presentation by
Ulyanovsk Regional Government
(Wednesday) Afternoon: Site Visits
Ulyanovsk Evening: Cultural program
October 7 Morning: Individual
(Thursday) Afternoon: Individual
Ulyanovsk Evening: Depart for
October 8 (Friday) Debriefing at U.S.
Commercial Service Office
Moscow Departure for Airport
All parties interested in participating
in the Commercial Service Aerospace
Supplier Development Mission to
Russia must complete and submit an
application package for consideration by
the Department of Commerce. All
applicants will be evaluated on their
ability to meet certain conditions and
best satisfy the selection criteria as
outlined below. A minimum of ten and
a maximum of fifteen companies will be
selected to participate in the mission
from the applicant pool.
Fees and Expenses
After a company has been selected to
participate on the mission, a
participation fee paid to the U.S.
Department of Commerce is required.
The participation fee for one company
representative will be $5,250 for small
or medium-sized enterprises (SME) 1
1 An SME is defined as a firm with 500 or fewer
employees or that otherwise qualifies as a small
business under SBA regulations.
and $6,575 for large companies, which
will cover one representative.2 The fee
for each additional firm representative
(large firm or SME) is $250. Expenses
for travel-airfare, lodging, in-country
transportation (except for airport
transfers and bus transportation to/from
group meetings and air travel from
Moscow to Ulyanovsk and back to
Moscow), meals and incidentals will be
the responsibility of each mission
Conditions for Participation
* An applicant must submit a
completed and signed mission
Participation Agreement and a
completed Market Interest
Questionnaire, which must include
adequate information on the company's
products and/or services, primary
market objectives, and goals for
participation. If the Department of
Commerce receives an incomplete
application, the Department may reject
the application, request additional
information, or take the lack of
information into account when
evaluating the applications.
* Each applicant must also certify
that the products and services to be
promoted through the mission are either
produced in the United States or
marketed under the name of a U.S. firm
and have at least 51 percent U.S.
content of the value of the finished
product or service.
Selection Criteria for Participation
Selection will be based on the
* Suitability of the company's
products or services for the Russian
* Applicant's potential for business
in Russia, including the likelihood of
exports resulting from the mission;
* Consistency in the applicant's goals
and objectives with the stated scope of
Referrals from political organizations
and any documents containing
references to partisan political activities
(including political contributions) will
be removed from an applicant's
submission and not considered during
the selection process.
Timeframe for Recruitment and
Mission recruitment will be
conducted in an open and public
manner, including publication in the
Federal Register, posting on the
2 Parent companies, affiliates, and subsidiaries
will be considered when determining business size.
The dual pricing reflects the Commercial Service's
user fee schedule that became effective May 1,
Commerce Department trade mission
doctm/tmcal.html) and other internet
Web sites, press releases to general and
trade media, e-mail, direct mail,
broadcast fax, notices by industry trade
associations and other multiplier
groups, and publicity at industry
meetings, symposia, conferences, and
trade shows. CS Moscow will conduct a
webinar on aerospace opportunities in
the Russian market in May 2010; the
mission will be promoted during the
webinar as well. The International
Trade Administration will explore and
welcome outreach assistance from other
interested organizations, including other
U.S. Government agencies.
Recruitment for the mission will
begin immediately and will close on
June 30, 2010. The U.S. Department of
Commerce will review all applications
immediately after the deadline. We will
inform applicants of selection decisions
as soon as possible after June 30, 2010.
Applications received after the deadline
will be considered only if space and
scheduling constraints permit.
Information can also be obtained by
contacting the mission contacts listed
U.S. Commercial Service:
Diane Mooney, Director, Seattle USEAC,
Tel: 206-553-5615, ext. 236, FAX:
Vladislav Borodulin, Commercial
Specialist, CS Moscow, Tel: 7 (495)
728 5235, FAX: 7 (495) 728 5585,
Ilona Shtrom, Commercial Officer, CS
Moscow, Tel: 7 (495) 728 5306, Tel: 7
(495) 728 5585.
Global Trade Programs, Commercial Service
Trade Missions Program.
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