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Member Profile: CH Trade | November 5, 2020

Eastern Europe, Russia, Siberia, and back! We just caught up with Nick Butze, Vice President of International Business at CH Trade. Butze explains that these are great business markets for the North Dakota companies they […]

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NDTO Awarded Specialty Crop Block Grant from ND Dept. of Agriculture | October 15, 2020

FARGO, ND –  This week, the North Dakota Department of Agriculture awarded the North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) with a 2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant in the amount of $98,857 to fund the “Securing International […]

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Press Release: NDTO Receives SBA Funding for State Trade Expansion Program | September 30, 2020

FARGO, ND – The US Small Business Administration announces State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) awardees this week. The awardees include the North Dakota Trade Office with $83,375.00 of funding to increase exports for small businesses […]

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Member Profile: Adams Family Farm | September 30, 2020

Innovation is not a typical word used to describe a North Dakota family farm that was passed down since the 1930s, but Adams Family Farm should be described as just that.  Speaking with Chris Adams, […]

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Gaining Real-World Experience as an Export Assistant with NDTO | September 30, 2020

Imran Mahmud joined the NDTO Team as an Export Assistant in August of 2018, while he pursues an MBA and MSBA through NDSU. Dedication to his family brought Mahmud from Bangladesh to Crookston, MN. He […]

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Celebrating SBA’s STEP Program and Highlighting North Dakota All-Star- WCCO Belting, Inc. | September 28, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration celebrates 10 years of support for small business growth through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grants.  The goal of STEP is to increase exporting opportunities and value of small […]

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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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