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Open Position at NDTO: International Business Manager | July 27, 2021

The International Business Manager is responsible for assisting North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) member companies in exporting their products/services to foreign countries. This position is a primary contact between the NDTO organization, member companies, foreign […]

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ND Officials Return from a Successful Mission in Qatar and Turkey | July 20, 2021

FARGO, ND – ND Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, ND Commerce Commissioner James Leiman, and North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) Executive Director Drew Combs returned from a successful mission in Qatar and Turkey. NDTO team worked […]

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Member Profile: Valley Express Inc. | June 30, 2021

From humble beginnings of hauling potatoes in the upper midwest, Valley Express Inc. has grown into a multidimensional global logistics company. With roots well planted in their ND home office, they started as a freight […]

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How Kimberly Kelly Will Put Trade Credit Insurance to Work for You | June 30, 2021

Trade credit insurance is largely considered a discretionary insurance purchase, but Kimberly Kelly, Founder of Trade Credit Specialty, is on a mission to change that. As one of our newest NDTO Trade Service Provider members, […]

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Exporting in the Time of COVID 19- Lessons Learned and Looking Ahead | June 30, 2021

For our last edition in the series of Exporting in the Time of COVID-19, we revisit subjects from our previous topics and look towards the future with lessons learned as more information becomes available. While […]

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Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks, Oh My! How Intellectual Property Rights Vary Globally  | June 30, 2021

Navigating through the process of registering your trademarks and confirming copyrights and patents can be a challenge, but taking those items internationally brings about a whole new set of rules, regulations, and decisions for the […]

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NDTO Creates New Connections to Foster Growth in ND | June 17, 2021

The North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO), in collaboration with the North Dakota Department of Commerce, engaged in eleven meetings with key consulates, country-specific partners, and a handful of associations last week. The primary focus was […]

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Member Profile: Bremer Bank | June 2, 2021

Some people have a knack for banking, foreign exchange, and international business. Combine that with a talent for teaching and passion for people, and you have the team at Bremer Bank. We sat down with […]

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Exporting in the Time of COVID-19: The Uneven Road to Recovery | June 2, 2021

The quicker global trade can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the better the global economic recovery will be, say many trade experts. Although recovery and rejuvenation are top of mind for many governments, businesses, and […]

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Using Freight Forwarders for Exports | June 2, 2021

Transportation of goods is essential for many companies, but even more so when those goods travel internationally. There is a whole slew of logistics, paperwork, methods of transport, and procedures to be carried out when […]

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