Join us on Thursday, April 13 for the April Trade Talk Series, which will include a US Export Controls and Sanctions update, as well as a session on Understanding and Complying with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Douglas Jacobson, an experienced international trade attorney based in Washington,will discuss the recent changes, issues and trends in export control policies, regulations and practices, and the current FCPA enforcement environment.
Duluth Cargo Connect, CN Open Intermodal Facility in Twin Ports
The first rail-served intermodal container ramp has officially opened in the Twin Ports of Duluth, MN and Superior, WI. The opening is a result of a new collaboration between CN Railway and Duluth Cargo Connect. Duluth Cargo Connect will operate the rail-served intermodal facility at the port's Clure Public Marine Terminal.
Join us on Wednesday, May 24 at the 2016 Global Business Awards Luncheon. Governor Doug Burgum has been invited to present the North Dakota Service to Exporters Award and the Exporter of the Year Award to businesses that have made significant advancements in the international marketplace. The Global Business Awards Luncheon will also feature a keynote presentation by Mark Kennedy, President of the University of North Dakota.
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Ag Commissioner Leads ND Companies to Philippines
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring led seven North Dakota food companies to the Philippines last month with the goal of increasing North Dakota's market share of commodities within the Philippine market. The trade mission introduced Filipino food buyers to the taste and health benefits of North Dakota specialty crops and soybeans. Meetings and events were held March 20-23 with the mission culminating at the inaugural North Dakota - Philippines 'Better for You Food Ingredients' Conference and Exhibition.