Trips to Africa, Mexico and Austria are on the calendar this year.
The Commerce Department announced five trade missions this year to be recruited, organized and implemented by its International Trade Administration.
The missions are:
• Safety and security trade mission to Nigeria and Kenya, with an optional stop in South Africa, May 21-31;
• Infrastructure trade mission to Mexico June 16-21;
• Water trade mission to South Africa and Angola July 6-16;
• The 12th annual U.S. Industry Program at the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference in Vienna, Austria, Sept. 15-18;
• And clean energy and zero emission vehicle technologies business development mission to Mexico Nov. 17-22.