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Minister-Counselor for Commercial Affairs
Before Andrew Wylegala assumed leadership of CS Japan operations in August 2012, he held posts in Korea, Mexico, Peru, Ukraine, Germany, Iraq, and Hong Kong. He received Commerce’s Bronze Medal three times. Andrew’s experience also includes assignments to the U.S. Treasury, the Trade Representative, and the International Trade Commission.
The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. Located across the United States and in U.S. Embassies and Consulates in nearly 80 countries, we connects U.S. companies with international buyers, providing them with market intelligence, trade counseling, business matchmaking, advocacy/commercial diplomacy support.
Andrew Wylegala, senior commercial officer for the U.S. Commercial Service at the Embassy of the United States in Tokyo, talks on promoting jewellery in Japan and attracting tourists to the US.
Andrew Wylegala, senior commercial officer at the Embassy of the United States in Tokyo, and Takahiko Suzuki, a commercial specialist at the embassy, explain Japan’s renewable energy needs.
Andrew Wylegala, senior commercial officer for the U.S. Commercial Service at the Embassy of the United States in Tokyo, talks about his perspective on Japan’s economy and how the United States can be part of a solution to the problems. He also tells us about his duties and the satisfaction he gets from work.