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When in Rome: Countries that Don’t Like to Say ‘No’ | December 5, 2019

Americans are known for being direct negotiators and saying no when they mean it, but this style of communication isn’t popular in the world. There are many countries in which saying no is frowned upon. […]

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Boost your Business with an Export Assistant | November 7, 2019

The North Dakota Trade Office currently has openings available for companies that would like to be matched with an export assistant. An export assistant is a talented NDSU graduate student that is seeking real-world experience […]

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WMI ID’s potential markets with RAISE research | November 7, 2019

When you quite literally have a world of choices, it’s helpful to narrow things down. That’s exactly why NDTO member Weather Modification International recently sought out the US Commercial Service – North Dakota (CS North […]

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NDTO Awarded Specialty Crop Grant 2019 | November 7, 2019

The North Dakota Trade Office has officially been awarded Specialty Crop Block Grant 2019 funds for its project, “Establishing World Markets for Upper Midwest Specialty Crops.” This project has a total of $252,249 available for […]

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Drew Combs Joins NDTO | October 3, 2019

The North Dakota Trade Office is thrilled to announce that we have a new team member! Drew Combs is NDTO’s newest business development executive and is strategically located in our Bismarck office to assist the […]

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International Market Research Covered by STEP grant | October 3, 2019

If you’re looking for a new way to find target markets and potential buyers for your small business, look no further. NDTO’s STEP program now reimburses costs for international market research provided by the U.S […]

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Press Release: SBA awards North Dakota $326,865 State Trade Expansion Program Grant | September 19, 2019

FARGO, N.D. – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) will receive a $326,865 grant to support export growth among small businesses through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP). […]

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Press Release: More than 100 International Visitors Participated in the Big Iron International Visitors Program | September 10, 2019

North Dakota hosted a large number of international visitors from more than 15 countries during the Big Iron International Visitors Program, the portion of the Big Iron Farm Show connecting international agriculture equipment buyers with […]

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Press Release: North Dakota’s First Ethanol Focused Trade Mission Completed | August 20, 2019

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring led North Dakota ethanol organizations and an NDSU biofuel research professor on a trade mission to Brazil this month with the goal of increasing North Dakota’s share of Brazil’s ethanol fuel […]

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NDTO Member Profile: BWR Innovations LLC | June 6, 2019

BWR Innovations LLC is focusing on the problems that have yet to be solved. The Fargo-based technology start-up has targeted the Internet of Things and energy solutions with a goal to revolutionize approaches to everyday […]

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