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Springing into 2022 with the NDTO | May 5, 2022

While we all know the saying ‘April showers bring May flowers’ at the NDTO, May is raining down with events! Check out all the new things happing as we move into spring and onward for […]

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Member Profile: Genesis Seed | April 8, 2022

Genesis Seed Solutions, based in Berthold, ND, is a seed production company with state-of-the-art facilities and prides itself on efficient and effective agronomic practices. Founder Nathan Fegley grew up on the family’s farm, with his […]

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A Global Strategy for Cultural Communications | April 8, 2022

Natsuyo Lipschutz Keynotes Global Business Connections, May 24, 2022 Natsuyo Lipshutz will give this year’s opening keynote at the Global Business Connections conference, hosted by the North Dakota Trade Office on May 24, 2022, in […]

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International Travel Increasing, Restrictions Lifting, and North Dakotans on the Move | April 8, 2022

March and April are bringing a whole slew of new travel updates, and most of them are on the bright side. Many countries are loosening restrictions on travel, opening up borders, and welcoming business and […]

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Top Reasons to Attend the Big Iron International Visitors Program | March 18, 2022

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) Exclusive Programming […]

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Welcome NDTO’s New Export Assistant | March 3, 2022

The North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) is excited to welcome our new Export Assistant,  Dorothea Afriyie, to the team. Afriyie hails from Ghana and is pursuing her master’s degree in Agricultural Economics at North Dakota […]

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ND Meat Exports Reach Record Highs Thanks to FTAs | March 3, 2022

The US overall saw an increase in red meat exports throughout 2021. A primary reason for the success is the Free Trade Agreements now in practice with Korea, China, and North American partners. The USDA […]

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Member Profile: HC International | March 3, 2022

HC International (HCI) is a company truly built on customer service. This two-person operation noticed a performance gap from their peers and grew their own company to export and trade agricultural commodities. Curt Petrich and […]

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Member Profile: ND Ethanol Council | February 1, 2022

The North Dakota Ethanol Council (NDEC) has been active since 2009 when the  ND State Legislature established it to promote ethanol in the state. A total of six plants are active across ND, including Blue […]

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Tips on Finding International Agents, Distributors or Reps | February 1, 2022

Finding buyers internationally can be a challenge for many businesses, large or small. One approach that may be useful to finding buyers in-country is engaging with a partner, foreign distributor, or agent to represent your […]

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