7 Feb 2006

US hosting business breakfast to boost American Samoa trade

9:12 am on 7 February 2006

The US Department of the Interior is hosting a breakfast meeting on February 9th in Seattle to attract possible investors for a trade mission to American Samoa.

A DOI director, Nikolau Pula, will speak about doing business in American Samoa and the US Virgin Islands.

And, he will be discussing opportunities for Seattle business owners and investors to participate in an upcoming mission to American Samoa in mid May.

Mr Pula is expected to provide information on business opportunities without the political risk, currency risk, language barriers and other problems that come with establishing operations in foreign territories.

Participants at the business gathering will also learn more about opportunities in travel and tourism, information and communications technology, environmental technology, health care, agriculture, aquaculture and many other areas.