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 "Exports Generating Jobs For Americans" is the theme of this year's observance of World Trade Week throughout the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region. Because of the number of events this year, World Trade Week will be observed throughout May and into early June.
 Observed nationally every year by Presidential Proclamation, World Trade Week is designed to emphasize the significance of international trade to the economy of the nation. regional events will take place this year in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Westchester County in New York and Morris and Union Counties in New Jersey.
 Among the many trade conferences, seminars and special events that will take place is the ceremony to be held on May 21, 1992, officially opening a World Trade Week exhibit on the Mezzanine of One World Trade Center. A luncheon will be held at the New York Vista Hotel following the ceremony and will feature guest speaker James A. Jones, chairman and chief executive officer of the American Stock Exchange. The program, sponsored by World Trade Week Committee of the New York-New Jersey Region Inc., also includes the presentation of International Trade Awards to a New York and a New Jersey company.
 The following World Trade Week schedule contains details and information contacts.

 May 11 -- Xport Trading Company of the Port Authority of NY & NJ, City University of New York, Amtorg Trading Corporation, and the U.S. Department of Commerce will hold a workshop. "Business and Trade Opportunities with the Commonwealth of Independent States (former USSR) -- An introduction to the New Russian Market." World Trade Institute, One World Trade Center, 55th floor, New York City, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The fee is $65. For details call Joel Barkan, 212-264-0600.
 May 12 -- The Export Advisory Service (EASE) of the Small Business Center at The Fashion Institute of Technology is presenting an international networking session, "Export with the Experts," to bring together American fashion industry manufacturers and their international counterparts. Manufacturers will have the opportunity to talk to experts on a one-to-one basis. Agents, distributors, buyers and traders from Germany, Japan, the U.K., Mexico, and Spain will be participating. The Faculty Alcove, Building A, Eighth floor at F.I.T., Eight Avenue and 27th Street, New York City, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The fee is $75 per person. For details call Elaine Stone or Beth Phillips, 212-760-7250.
 May 12 -- The National Association of Export Companies (NEXCO) will hold a seminar luncheon, "Opportunities to Trade with Portugal," at the Whitehall Club, 17 Battery Place, New York City, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fee is $20 for students $30 for members, and $40 for non- members. For details call Peter J. Robinson Jr. at 212-725-3311.
 May 12 -- The Nassau County Department of Commerce and Industry and the Nassau County International Trade Resource Coalition (ITRC) will hold a conference, "Passport to EC '92 and the New Europe," from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y. The fee is $55. For details call Bill Bruno at 516-535-4160.
 May 13 -- The Metro Newark Chamber of Commerce and AT&T are sponsoring a conference, "During Business With Germany," on trade and investment opportunities in Germany. The conference is designed for corporate executives administrators and managers in small, medium-sized and large businesses that would like to enter or increase their activities in Germany and Europe. Holiday Inn Jetport, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Registration fee is $50 for Chamber members and $60 for non-members. For details call Eric Vicioso at (201) 242-6237.
 May 17 - 20 -- The Brazilian Government Trade Bureau will sponsor the Brazilian School & Office Supply Products (Caderbras)/Stationery Trade Show at the Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center, New York, N.Y. Admission is free of charge/trade only. For details call Mariene F. Soule at (212) 916-3255.
 May 19 -- The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Brooklyn Development Association, and the Chamber's International Trade Committee presents their Market Place and Luncheon, featuring an International Trade Fair/Export Showcase of Products: "Made in Brooklyn." The guest speaker is Robert Neimeth, president of International Pharmaceutical Group and executive vice president of Pfizer, Inc. Prospect Hall, 263 Prospect Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. Luncheon fee is $45. For details call Georgia Karaban at (718) 875-1000.
 May 19 -- The Nassau County Office of Cultural Development will sponsor a partnership in export training program at Chelsea Center. Muttontown Lane, East Norwich, New York, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For details call Jackie Guertin-Reisman or Marie Murena at (516) 624-7120.
 May 19 - 20 - The U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), the International Trade Administration (ITA), and several minority business groups will host a "Trade with Mexico" seminar and networking reception. Location to be announced. Reception on May 19, seminar on May 20. Featured speakers and presenters will include Joe Lira, director of MBDA, and renowned industrial leaders and government officials from Mexico and the U.S.A. All interested entrepreneurs are invited. For details call Ralph J. Perez at (212) 264-3483.
 May 19 - 20 -- The National Minority Business Council and the U.S. Small Business Administration are sponsoring an investment and trade mission for minority, women-owned, and small businesses to the "Fourth Caribbean Business Exchange" in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The registration fee is $400. For details contact Fritz Earle McLymont at (212) 573-2385.
 May 20 -- The World Trade Club of Westchester will host a reception and luncheon featuring Ambassador Michael B. Smith (president, SJS Advanced Strategies of Washington, D.C., and former senior deputy U.S. Trade Representative), who will speak on "U.S. Trade Strategy in the '90s." Doral at Arrowwood, Anderson Hill Road, Rye Brook, N.Y. Reception at 11:30 a.m., luncheon at 12:15 p.m. The fee is $45. For details call Richard D. Schaab at (914) 948-6444.
 May 20 -- New Jersey World Trade Council is sponsoring the 25th Annual New Jersey World Trade Conference, focusing on "The Association of South East Asian Nations -- New Jersey's Partners in International Commerce." International luncheon address by the Honorable H. E. Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz, Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia. Speakers include the Honorable Jim Florio, Governor, State of New Jersey, and the Honorable Barbara McConnell, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Commerce and Economic Development and the Ambassador of the six ASEAN nations. Registration fee is $75. Tables for 10 are available for $650 per table. Exhibit space available through Jack Cramer, (201) 484-1234. Birchwood Manor, Whippany, N.J., from 8:15 a.m. - 4 p.m. For details call Gerald Hall at (609) 989-7888.
 May 20 -- American Express Company, the Thunderbird Alumni Association and the World Trade Club of New York, Inc. are sponsoring a seminar, "The Promise of the Past - Doing Business in Czechoslovakia and Hungary." Featured speakers incor non-members. For details and to register call Barney Lehrer at (212) 928-8314 or John McRandel at (212) 949-6806.
 May 20 -- The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce will present, as part of its "Brooklyn Goes Global" program, a roundtable luncheon entitled "Advertising/Marketing Your Products Overseas," featuring speakers from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Small Business Administration, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and New York Department of Economic Development. Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th St., Brooklyn, N.Y. from 11:45 a.m. - 2 p.m. Luncheon fee is $35. For details call Debra Clarke at (718) 875-1000.
 May 20 -- Kanindo-Oxford Group will hold a fabric show showcasing their exclusive print at Mercury Rotunda and Mercury Ballroom, New York Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the America, New York City, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Due to limited space, call for reservations. for details call 212-654-0700.
 May 20 - May 21 -- The American Association of Exporters and Importers, in conjunction with the U.S. Customs Service, will hold its annual meeting and conference on International Trade. The keynote speakers will be Ambassador Carla A. Hills, United States Trade Representative (invited), who will speak on Trade Policy, and Commissioner Carol B. Hallet, United States Customs Service. The program will feature 14 provocative panel discussions, 35 exhibition booths, and briefings on customs automation and trade issues impacting the international trade community. New York Marriott Marquis, Broadway and 46th Street, New York City. Registration fees vary. For details call 212-944-2230.
 May 21 -- The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, in cooperation with the World Trade Week Committee of the New York/New Jersey Region, Inc. will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception from noon to 12:30 p.m. to officially open a World Trade Week exhibit of the Mezzanine of One World Trade Center. The exhibit is free and open to the public May 21 through June 3, (closed weekends and Memorial Day). In recognition of Fleet Week, an international delegation comprised of ambassadors to the United Nations, ambassadors to the United States, consuls general; and naval attaches will participate in the event. A luncheon in the New York Vista Hotel will follow the ribbon-cutting and reception. The luncheon program features guest speaker James R. Jones, chairman and CEO, American Stock Exchange. The program also includes the presentation of International Trade Awards to a New York and New Jersey company. The fee for the luncheon and reception is $50. For details call Theresa Affuso, 212-435-2783
 May 21 -- The Venezuelan American Association of the U.S. will hold a meeting at the Drake Hotel in New York City. William Knowles, former president, chairman and CEO of National Westminster Bancorp, will speak on "Observations on Recent Trends in U.S. Banking -- The Challenge for Foreign Banks and the Need for Response." The fee is $75 for members and $95 for non-members. For details call 212-233-7776.
 May 27 -- The U.S. Small Business Administration And Women in International Trade will sponsor a seminar, "Women in Export," at 26 Federal Plaza, Room 305C, New York City, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Designed for women business owners interested in increasing their company sales by developing new markets abroad. The fee if $15. For details call Margie Barnett, 212-264-1458.
 May 27 -- The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., Abrasca (Associacao Brasileira Das Companhias Abertas), and Gazeta Mercantil will hold an all-day seminar on "The Stock Market in Brazil as an Investment Alternative -- A Profile of the Principal Brazilian Companies" at the Plaza Hotel, New York City. For details call, 212- 575-9030.
 May 29 -- The Minority International Network For Trade and the World Trade Club of New York, Inc. are sponsoring the "Third Annual Minority and Women in International Trade Awards" Networking and Card Exchange Program. The award is unique in the country. One World Trade Center, 43rd floor, Oval Room, New York City, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more details contact Peter J. Robinson Jr., 212-725-5311.
 June 9 -- The National Association of Export Companies (NEXCO) will sponsor an international networking forum, "NEX-EXCHANGE -- All About You," at the Whitehall Club, New York City, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fee is $20 for students, $30 for members, and $40 for non-members. For details Peter J. Robinson Jr., 212-725-5311.
 June 24 -- The Seamen's Church Institute is holding its 15th Annual Awards Dinner. Michael E. Maher, chairman of Maher Terminals, Inc., will preside as dinner chairman to honor Yung-fa Chang, chairman of Evergreen Group, Taipei, Taiwan. Optional black tie. At the Marriott Financial Center, 85 West St., New York City. Cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing to live music by GRP recording artist Kim Pensyl and his band. Ticket price is $325. For details call Dale Spivey, 212-349-9090, ext. 244.
 May 7-8 Legal and Tax Aspects of Dealing with the Boycott
 May 11-12 International Accounting
 May 11-12 Legal and Tax Aspects of Compensating Foreign Nationals
 in the U.S.
 May 11-13 Export/Import Letters of Credit
 May 11-13 Selection, Motivation and Evaluation of your
 International Agent Distributorship Network
 May 13 Immigration law Update: Achieving Staffing Objectives
 Under the New Law and Regulations
 May 18-19 Earnings and Profits of Foreign Subsidiaries
 May 18-20 Letters of Credit: A Workshop for Bankers
 May 20-21 Foreign Tax Credit
 June 1-2 Fundamentals of Foreign Exchange
 June 1-4 Introduction to International Marketing
 June 2 Preparing for and Managing U.S. Customs Audits and
 June 3-4 Foreign Currency Exposure Management
 For details call 212-435-3161.
 May 6 & 20 Briefing and demonstration of World Trade center
 NETWORK, an international electronic trade lead and
 messaging service.
 For details call 212-435-8287.
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