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Q & A with the New NDTO Executive Director

The North Dakota Trade Office is excited to introduce its newest team member, Simon Wilson, as executive director. Simon comes from a strong team management background and has a history of accomplishment in executive roles, including Director of Operations at Titan Machinery and Case New Holland Industrial. Wilson has hit the ground running since joining NDTO, but took some time to answer questions on his background, why he loves North Dakota and his vision for the NDTO.

Attend the May Trade Talk: Complying with European Standards: 2-Day Hazard & Risk Analysis Training for Machinery
Are you looking at selling your machinery into the European Union? Confused about regulations and how to perform a Hazard and Risk Analysis - the core of the required CE Mark? Bring your machinery on-site and let us help you with a two-day, hands-on trade talk with an actual assessment of your company's equipment.

Click here for more information and to register. 
NDTO Leads China, Indonesia Soybean Trade Missions

The North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) recently completed two trade missions to Asia focused on the state's food grade, identity preserved soybeans. A trade mission to Indonesia in March and a trade mission to China in April both increased the visibility of North Dakota's food grade soybeans within rising soy markets. One-on-one meetings with potential buyers and food processors as well as market tours provided further understanding of the needs of two promising U.S. soybean markets.

Brandt Holdings & NDSU's Department of Agribusiness & Applied Economics Receive Global Business Awards

Brandt Holdings, an agricultural and heavy equipment dealership headquartered in Fargo was named North Dakota's 2017 Exporter of the Year on April 4 for their achievements in international expansion and their support to the state's export community. NDSU's Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, a department that champions training and education to prepare students for careers in global trade, received the 2017 Service to Exporters award for their support and commitment to the next generation of North Dakota agribusiness professionals and exporters.
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