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From Export Assistant to Business Owner | January 6, 2021

We caught up with Franco Weisser, who previously participated in the NDTO Export Assistant Program, working at Titan Machinery, and was hired full-time after graduation. This spring, Franco decided to move back to Chile and […]

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How Foreign-Trade Zones can Benefit You | January 6, 2021

There is at least one Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) in every US state, and they can be a powerhouse for streamlining many processes and saving money in businesses that are importing and exporting. FTZs are geographic […]

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Member Profile: Healthy Oilseeds | December 3, 2020

Twenty-three countries and still counting, says Roger Gussiaas, owner of Healthy Oilseeds. We virtually sat down with Gussiaas and his sister and Sales Associate, Karen Gussiaas-Smith, for insights on their exporting success and their passion […]

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Let’s Keep Exporting, ND | December 3, 2020

Funding available for virtual missions, shows, and introductions. The North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) has funding available for your exporting business, both travel and non-travel options. As we all continue to navigate through this challenging […]

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Researching Your Way to Market Expansion | December 3, 2020

For any company growing and expanding into new markets, it can bring up all kinds of feelings from apprehension to zeal! The potential of new opportunities can bring about great new connections and increased success […]

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Dustin Willett (center) gives a tour to Consul General Okada (right) at Red Trail Energy

Japanese Consul General visits Western North Dakota | November 19, 2020

Dustin Willett (center) gives a tour to Consul General Okada (right) at Red Trail Energy

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Leadership Lessons | November 11, 2020

Each week I like to inspire my team with leadership lessons I have been given along the way. This week with celebrating the 245th year of the Marine Corps (November 10, 1775) and Veterans Day […]

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The First Intermodal Rail Service Comes to Minot, North Dakota | November 5, 2020

Minot, ND welcomes the first intermodal rail service in North Dakota this October. This is an intermodal project for ND has been in the making for twenty years. The benefits of intermodal rail service for […]

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2020 Incoterms® Updates and What You Need to Know | November 5, 2020

On January 1, 2020, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) updated its Incoterms®.  This widely used set of rules outlines buyers’ and sellers’ responsibilities for the transportation of goods.  The 11 Incoterms® are defined and […]

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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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