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World Bank Report - Who's Making it Easier to Trade Across Borders

The World Bank released their Doing Business 2019 report in October, which ranks the world's markets by their number of regulations that enhance or constrain business. The report analyzed the ease of doing business within 190 markets, including a metric on the ease of trading across borders. With respect to trade, here's a summary of their findings.

Enroll in the Spring 2019 Export Management Course
The North Dakota Trade Office and North Dakota State University's Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics are working together 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 and 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 for more information about the Spring 2019 Export Management Course
Technology & the Changing Global Landscape: 3D Printing

In this series, we examine the impact of the latest technologies on global business. First, we simplified Blockchain and now we'll discuss 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing. Three-dimensional printing has been around since the 1980s but only now is the technology and practice becoming increasingly commonplace. Here we provide a snapshot of what 3D printing is and how it may affect the future of global business.

Unlock Your Global Potential with the ExporTech Program
North Dakota companies often see growth opportunities in global markets, but lack the skill set and resources to make it happen. The result is reactively selling to international customers who find them, rather than taking a proactive and strategic approach to identifying their best opportunities. Customized training is needed in order to accelerate growth in global markets.  ExporTech is the "how-to" program that helps small- or medium-sized companies enter or expand into global markets by assisting in the development of an international growth plan customized specifically for a business.
Click here learn more about the ExporTech program.
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