Roundtable Lunch Featuring Deputy Senior Commercial Officer Stephen Jacques, USCS

Stephen Jacques, Deputy Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service Singapore

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : January 11, 2018

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Price : $0.00

2018-01-11 11:45:00 2018-01-11 13:30:00 Asia/Singapore 2018_01_11 Roundtable Lunch Featuring Stephen Jacques Please join us for an interactive Roundtable lunch session featuring Deputy Senior Commercial Officer Stephen Jacques of the U.S. Commercial Service on January 11th. Stephen Jacques will give a briefing on how the U.S. Commercial Service – the International Trade and investment arm of the United States Department of Commerce - assists U.S. companies with their international expansion plans in Singapore and ASEAN. Whether it’s assessing the market for a new product launch, finding the right distribution partner, or completing your due diligence on a potential joint venture partnership, the U.S. Commercial Service stands ready to assist. In addition to providing an overview of the business development services offered by USCS Singapore, Stephen will discuss the key economic trends that his team sees occurring in the region, the industry sectors where U.S. companies have a competitive advantage, and information on current trade barriers that exist and pose a challenge to U.S. firms operating in Singapore and in the region. The session is open to U.S. companies or their distributors of products and services with 51% U.S. content. Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre) AmCham Singapore

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Please join us for an interactive Roundtable lunch session featuring Deputy Senior Commercial Officer Stephen Jacques of the U.S. Commercial Service on January 11th.

Stephen Jacques will give a briefing on how the U.S. Commercial Service – the International Trade and investment arm of the United States Department of Commerce - assists U.S. companies with their international expansion plans in Singapore and ASEAN. Whether it’s assessing the market for a new product launch, finding the right distribution partner, or completing your due diligence on a potential joint venture partnership, the U.S. Commercial Service stands ready to assist. In addition to providing an overview of the business development services offered by USCS Singapore, Stephen will discuss the key economic trends that his team sees occurring in the region, the industry sectors where U.S. companies have a competitive advantage, and information on current trade barriers that exist and pose a challenge to U.S. firms operating in Singapore and in the region. The session is open to U.S. companies or their distributors of products and services with 51% U.S. content.

About the Speaker:

Stephen Jacques
Deputy Senior Commercial Officer
U.S. Commercial Service Singapore

Stephen Jacques began his post as Deputy Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy, Singapore in September 2015.
  He previously served as the Senior Commercial Officer in Kuala Lumpur from 2011 to 2015.  He was the Senior Commercial Officer in Tripoli, Libya in 2010 to 2011.  He completed a three year assignment as Deputy Principal Commercial Officer, U.S. Consulate General Shanghai, China from 2007 to 2010.  He also served as Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Tokyo, Japan from 2001 to 2006.  His first post was at the Export Assistance Center in Houston, Texas from 1998 to 2000.  Before joining the U.S. Commercial Service, he was a Senior International Trade Analyst in the Office of Import Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce from 1988 to 1998.  Stephen received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and French from the University of Arizona. He earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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