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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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HS 22 and HTS Updates for the New Year | February 1, 2022

The World Customs Organization (WCO) reviews the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (often called a Harmonized System or HS Codes) every five years. The codes themselves are used globally to standardize and categorize products […]

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Press Release: Japanese Consul General Visits North Dakota to Strengthen Local Ties | January 14, 2022

“It is an honor to host the Japanese Consul General Tajima and his team in North Dakota,” says Governor Burgum. “We are excited for the many collaborative opportunities in energy, technology and agriculture that will […]

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Teaching Trade at the University of Jamestown | January 6, 2022

During the 2021 fall semester, NDTO’s Executive Director Drew Combs, jumped at the opportunity to engage more people in global trade. A group of students from the University of Jamestown in Jamestown, ND, enrolled in […]

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2022 Trade Outlook Roundup | January 6, 2022

Time is precious for all of us, so let’s be efficient in 2022. Here’s a summary of global trade experts’ market outlooks and industry insights for 2022. AgWeb: 2022 Outlook: Why Corn’s Sweet Spot May […]

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