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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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U.S. trade specialist teams with Trade Office to expand state exports | April 3, 2007

The Forum of Fargo Moorhead Heather Ranck can be one of North Dakota exporters’ best friends. Ranck is the international trade specialist for the U.S. Commercial Service’s Fargo office, 51 Broadway, Suite 505. She’s been […]

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SB&B Foods, Fredrikson & Byron take North Dakota’s top international business awards | March 30, 2007

SB&B Foods, Inc., a Casselton, N.D., company that produces and markets identity preserved crops, was named North Dakota’s Exporter of the Year March 22 in Fargo. The award was one of North Dakota’s two international business awards […]

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Two N.D. companies win national export awards | March 30, 2007

Roll-a-Ramp of West Fargo, N.D., and Jamestown-based DuraTech Industries International, Inc. received national awards March 23 for significant export expansions in the global marketplace.

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Mission to Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine pays off for ND companies | November 6, 2006

Seven North Dakota companies that participated in a recent trade mission to Kazakhstan, Russian and Ukraine report that the trip is helping them to expand their international sales. Lt. Gov. Jack Dalrymple, chairman of the […]

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