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Attend the December Trade Talk: Basic CE Marking for Machinery 

Is your company looking to CE-mark your machinery? Curious about the latest in declarations of conformity / incorporation from suppliers? Not sure what you need to know about the ROHS2 Directive? If so, this seminar is for you!  Join us on Thursday, December 14 and learn from CE marking expert Yvonne Halpaus of QNET LLC.  Yvonne will assist machinery manufacturers with an overview of what is involved when they decide to CE-mark their machinery, provide NEW information about reviewing declarations of conformity / incorporation from suppliers and what they need to know about the ROHS2 Directive.

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NDTO Member Profile: North Dakota Mill

The North Dakota Mill has been grinding flour and adding to state coffers since 1922. The only state-owned mill in the nation is also North America's single largest milling operation. The mill sells the highly recognizable "Dakota Maid" brand amongst many other products within wheat markets both here and abroad. 

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Export Management Course Available Through NDTO and NDSU
 
The North Dakota Trade Office and North Dakota State University's Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics collaborate each spring to bring you the course AGEC 371, Export Management. The Tuesday evening course prepares business professionals and students to create a basic action plan for your business in order to handle the hurdles of exporting.  Participants who complete the course will receive a Certificate of Export Management; new-to-export companies will leave with the tools to create an action plan for managing their own export business expansion into the global marketplace.
 
Click here to learn more about the Spring 2017 NDSU Export Management Course

Who is Purchasing Online?

E-commerce giant Alibaba sold $25 billion of product to the world on "Singles Day" this past weekend. Singles Day is a Chinese version of Cyber Monday. To put that in perspective, the combined sales of the most recent Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Amazon Prime Day add up to around 30% of that total. It's indicative of the global shift to online shopping and reliance on the internet for researching products and services. Statistics are rapidly changing, but the following countries lead the world in e-commerce. 

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