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US and Republic of Kenya Open Trade Negotiations | August 5, 2020

The first round of virtual trade negotiations is underway between the US and Republic of Kenya, starting on July 8, 2020.   The comprehensive agreement seeks to serve as a model for trade across Africa and […]

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Top Reasons to Attend the Big Iron International Visitors Program | May 18, 2020

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) Specialized ‘International […]

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US-UK Negotiations Begin on Free Trade Agreement and What That Means for North Dakota | May 11, 2020

Formal negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the United States and the United Kingdom were announced jointly on May 5, 2020 by US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer and UK Secretary of State for […]

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Update on COVID-19 | March 16, 2020

Like many businesses across the state, NDTO staff will be working from home until further notice, but we are still available to assist you with any export related issues that may impact your business. If […]

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Press Release: North Dakota Trade Office Hires New Executive Director | December 26, 2019

The North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) is pleased to announce that after an extensive search process, current team member Drew Combs has accepted the role of Executive Director. He will lead and manage the administration, […]

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Guyana’s Economy to Rapidly Expand | December 5, 2019

Guyana is creating a buzz as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that the country’s GDP will increase by a whopping 86% in 2020, an unprecedentedly high number and up from its 4.4% estimate in […]

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Export Education at Your Fingertips | December 5, 2019

A well-organized, rich library of export education courses is at your fingertips right now with NDTO’s eLearning Portal. The eLearning Portal is accessed through NDTO’s website and is powered by Amber Road’s Global Trade Academy. […]

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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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