About the founder

Mr. de Leon is the Founder and President of Trade Connections International, a Washington, DC based international trade and business development consultancy which assists US companies work abroad, and foreign companies work in the US.

Trade Connections International elaborates business, marketing, project management and public relations strategies, seeks financing for projects, and gathers critical information for its clients.

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

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Project Portfolio

Our clients include trading companies, large industrial manufacturers and suppliers, event producers, publishers, consultancies, an outsourcing company, etc. They employ between 10 to 40,000 employees and are located in the United States, Europe, Eurasia and China.

Ongoing projects for 2010:

- Assistance to several companies interested in entering emerging markets as well as the United States and Europe;

- Marketing and Public Relations guidance to foreign companies that are considering entering the U.S. and foreign market or are eager to find U.S. and foreign partners or suppliers;

- Business development for a top Russian outsourcing company.

Completed projects (2009):

- Preparation of a conference on trade and investment in Russia & Eurasia;

- Articles on energy issues in Eurasia, Africa and the Middle East; Article on the intricacies of doing business in Central Asia;

- Market research reports on business opportunities in the oil & gas, infrastructure, and telecommunications sectors in Kazakhstan;

- Marketing document for a private company to enable it to approach multilateral financial institutions for potential financing;

- Promotion of the interest of a small company both in Washington, DC and during international travels and meetings;

- Research on behalf of a large Russian manufacturer to determine if a certain development strategy was implementable;

- Signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with a Chinese company during a business trip to China to develop its business interaction with U.S. companies; and

- Articles for British financial magazines on Eurasia, Eastern Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.