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Trade Mission: Automotive Industry Outlook in the NAFTA Markets

October 27, 2013 - November 1, 2013
Mexico City and Greenville, SC

Julius Bosak, Project Manager, Automotive
+1 312 644-5556 x 205

Event details

27. October 2013 - 1. November 2013B.14Trade Mission: Automotive Industry Outlook in the NAFTA Markets

The Austrian Trade Commissions Mexico City, Toronto und Chicago are jointly organizing a Trade Mission for Austrian companies to Mexico City and Greenville, SC. The Mission will be held between October 27 and November 1, 2013

Focus will be an economic outlook into the automotive industry of 2013 specifically for the NAFTA regions. The Program [pdf, 452.8kb] looks at trends and technologies of now and the future. 

The trade mission will start on Monday, Oct. 27th in Mexico City, where participants will get detailed insight into this booming automotive market. With many new production facilities of globally operating OEMs as well as suppliers opening operations close to the OEMs, participants can look forward to an informative program in an exciting setting. The visit of the VW production facility is planned combined with expert presentations, networking events and industry briefings.

The program will continue with two days in Greenville SC. Industry Experts, Industry Associations, Automotive OEMs and Consultants share their insights and knowledge into the industry. Planned amongst others are visits at the BMW plant in Spartanburg with an opportunity to engage directly with their purchasing department. Further a visit to the Tier 1 supplier,  ZF Transmissions as well as DAA Draexlmaier Automotive of America LLC is planned. Trade Commissioner Robert Luck will showcase how successful the automotive industry in Canada proved to be. Canada has five major OEMs (Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda and Toyota) and more than 400 automotive suppliers. An evening of networking with automotive industry representatives will be held on Oct. 31st with representatives of the local automotive industry.

For detailed information please contact:
ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Chicago - Austrian Trade Commission
Julius Bosak, +1 312 644 5556 x 205 or
ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA Mexico - Austrian Trade Commission
Hannes Maurer, T +52 55 52 54 44 18