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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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NDTO Awarded Specialty Crop Block Grant from ND Dept. of Agriculture | October 15, 2020

FARGO, ND –  This week, the North Dakota Department of Agriculture awarded the North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) with a 2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant in the amount of $98,857 to fund the “Securing International […]

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Press Release: NDTO Receives SBA Funding for State Trade Expansion Program | September 30, 2020

FARGO, ND – The US Small Business Administration announces State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) awardees this week. The awardees include the North Dakota Trade Office with $83,375.00 of funding to increase exports for small businesses […]

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Member Profile: Adams Family Farm | September 30, 2020

Innovation is not a typical word used to describe a North Dakota family farm that was passed down since the 1930s, but Adams Family Farm should be described as just that.  Speaking with Chris Adams, […]

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Gaining Real-World Experience as an Export Assistant with NDTO | September 30, 2020

Imran Mahmud joined the NDTO Team as an Export Assistant in August of 2018, while he pursues an MBA and MSBA through NDSU. Dedication to his family brought Mahmud from Bangladesh to Crookston, MN. He […]

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Celebrating SBA’s STEP Program and Highlighting North Dakota All-Star- WCCO Belting, Inc. | September 28, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration celebrates 10 years of support for small business growth through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grants.  The goal of STEP is to increase exporting opportunities and value of small […]

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