Arlington, VA – Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency released its Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report (FY18) which features unprecedented success securing market access for the export of U.S.-manufactured goods, services and technologies for U.S. businesses overseas, while supporting infrastructure projects in emerging markets. This year, for every one dollar programmed, USTDA generated $104 in U.S. exports, benefiting a range of businesses, including small businesses, across the United States.
The FY18 reports highlights USTDA’s unique project preparation toolset which supports U.S. job creation, while at the same time advancing sustainable infrastructure development overseas.
This year, specific successes include:
- Creating Market Access for the U.S. Rail Sector
- Exporting LNG to Secure Energy Independence in Eastern Europe
- Increasing Connectivity in the Indo-Pacific Region
- Improving Water Quality in Panama
“USTDA’s Annual Report demonstrates USTDA’s unique mission and how it directly benefits U.S. companies and exports, while also supporting our partner countries in achieving their infrastructure development goals,” said Thomas R. Hardy, Acting Director. “We look forward to building on these successes in 2019.”
During the month of January, USTDA will be featuring specific success stories from the Report on its social media channels including Twitter and Facebook.