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Thank You from NDTO | September 2, 2020

NDTO appreciates the service of both ND Commerce Commissioner Michelle Kommer, and Peter Christianson for your dedication, leadership and enthusiasm on the NDTO Board of Directors. Since 2019, Commissioner Kommer has served with a zeal […]

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Connecting with Canada through Trade | September 2, 2020

Canada is one of the US’s largest trading partners and with renewed connections with USMCA, supply chain disruptions and border restrictions, there are more reasons than ever to work closely with our neighbors to the […]

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What is website localization and why is it so important for global business? | September 2, 2020

Well, when you ask Siri, or Alexa ‘what’s the weather?’, the response might be something like “right now, its 23⁰ Celsius and rainfall is expected up to 12 millimeters.” She’s not wrong, but you may […]

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NDTO Member Profile: WCCO Belting, Inc. | September 2, 2020

Belts are everywhere! As explained by Karley Serati, Marketing Manager at WCCO Belting. With so many applications, when you start looking around you will see them in machines, agricultural processes, industrial plants, distribution centers, manufacturing, […]

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NDTO Facilitates South America Virtual Trade Mission | August 5, 2020

The NDTO facilitated a virtual trade mission to South America with seven specialty crop producers and processors from North Dakota. Meetings took place in late July and early August, with more than 60 meetings. Chile, […]

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NDTO Member Profile: SkySkopes | August 5, 2020

“Drones are a pandora’s box of value” says Matt Dunlevy, CEO & Chairman for SkySkopes, a professional Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) company based in Grand Forks, ND. The company started in 2014, after Dunlevy picked […]

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USMCA Overview | August 5, 2020

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was initiated by all three countries on September 30, 2018 at the G20 Summit. Final ratification of the agreement came to fruition on March 30, 2020 with USMCA passing through […]

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US and Republic of Kenya Open Trade Negotiations | August 5, 2020

The first round of virtual trade negotiations is underway between the US and Republic of Kenya, starting on July 8, 2020.   The comprehensive agreement seeks to serve as a model for trade across Africa and […]

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Top Reasons to Attend the Big Iron International Visitors Program | May 18, 2020

Below is a list of the top 5 reasons to attend the Big Iron International Visitors Program.  For more information on the event, including participating hotels, agenda and registration, please click here. 1) Specialized ‘International […]

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US-UK Negotiations Begin on Free Trade Agreement and What That Means for North Dakota | May 11, 2020

Formal negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the United States and the United Kingdom were announced jointly on May 5, 2020 by US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer and UK Secretary of State for […]

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