Recruitment for this mission has now closed. We will update this page with details of the companies who will be attending.
The United States’ economy is the largest in the world and accounts for about 20 percent of global GDP. The US is also the world's largest trading nation, with exports of goods and services of nearly €1.7 trillion in 2013.
If California were a country, it would have the eighth-largest economy in the world, maintaining its ranking from July 2014 according to the World Bank figures. Figures for 2014 show that Brazil claimed seventh place with a gross domestic product of $2.346 trillion. California's gross state product, which is comparable to GDP, was $2.312 trillion, according to a report released last month by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis in July 2015.
California has a large and fast growing economy. The state accounts for over 13% of U.S. GDP, by far the largest of any state. California is a national leader in the technology, aerospace and life sciences industries as well as entertainment, tourism and agriculture.
Our expert Trade Team in Belfast will be on-hand with advice and guidance to prepare for the mission. We also have in-market trade advisors who can provide tailored market research and arrange individual appointments for your company.
The cost of this service is heavily subsidised by Invest NI and will be a maximum of £750 +VAT.
Our export events include international trade missions, shows and exhibitions specifically designed to help you break into new export markets faster.