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Allegiance Software drives nation’s fundraising campaign. | October 1, 2007

Like most good ideas, Fargo-based Allegiance Software was created out of necessity. It was in the late 1970s when officials at Prairie Public Television and North Dakota Public Radio – like other public broadcasters across […]

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Trade Office Welcomes New Board Members | October 1, 2007

The North Dakota Trade Office welcomes five new members to its Advisory Board. The board, largely comprised of experienced exporters and other international business leaders, offers strategic and tactical guidance to aide Trade Office staff […]

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Editorial: Exports spur N.D. economy | September 23, 2007

The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead Published Sunday, September 23, 2007 The expansion of export trade from North Dakota has gone hand-in-hand with the relaxation of trade barriers and tariffs. The U.S. Department of Commerce reports North […]

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Stutsman, Foster counties pool resources for export expansion | August 1, 2007

Business leaders in Stutsman and Foster counties are pooling their resources to expand local companies’ share of the international marketplace. “Many businesses in Stutsman and Foster counties have significant potential for additional foreign sales and […]

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North Dakota ranks among nation’s best in export expansion | July 1, 2007

North Dakota exporters had a banner year in 2006, increasing the state’s export sales by 27 percent – nearly twice the national average of 15 percent. Only six other states enjoyed greater export growth last […]

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Dalrymple receives regional entrepreneur award | June 25, 2007

Lt. Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Chairman of the Dakota Growers Pasta Company, has been awarded the 2007 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award. Dalrymple, who also served as chairman of the North Dakota Trade […]

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Fredrikson & Byron opens Bismarck office hires 5 Energy attorneys | June 21, 2007

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., a law firm dedicated to North Dakota’s exporters, has opened a Bismarck office that will focus on servicing the state’s energy industry.

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SK Food – a global player in a specialty market | June 4, 2007

Jennifer Tesch’s customers are very selective and she wouldn’t have it any other way. Tesch, marketing and sales director for SK Food International Inc. of Fargo, N.D., is in the business of providing buyers around the […]

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U.S., South Korea reach landmark trade deal | May 2, 2007

New York Times SEOUL, South Korea— United States and South Korean negotiators have struck the world’s largest bilateral free trade agreement.

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ND proves small states can win in world markets | April 20, 2007

Forbes magazine, April 2007 According to Lou Dobbs, a story like this can’t happen. A midwestern state increases its sales of manufactured goods for export by 27% in one year. Manufacturing? Midwest? Don’t the numbers […]

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