CPN seeks trade boost with Iron Horse industrial park

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation is battling a nationwide problem with a global solution. Loss of manufacturing has affected cities, states and tribal nations across the United States. Younger people are leaving their homes to look for better work or settling for jobs with lower wages. As a result, economies in those regions have lagged. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the surrounding area are no different. James Collard, the nation’s tribal…

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Hardware+Tools Middle East Exhibition in Dubai: This April!

Hardware+Tools Middle East Exhibition Hardware+Tools Middle East will be showcasing over 180 exhibitors including 3 Country Pavilions of Thailand, Taiwan and China where you can find the best cost-effective solutions to improve your projects’ profitability. If you are looking for competitive business deals, then don’t miss the opportunity to meet the source, the manufacturers themselves, at the show. 2 – 4 April, 2018 10am – 6pm l Hall 8 Dubai International Convention and Exhibition…

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U.S. Department of Commerce presents DISCOVER Global Markets

Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the Mid-America District Export Council for DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS: Design + Construct, April 30- May 2, 2018. Learn about 21st century infrastructure projects—and how to build the strong partnerships needed to win business while hearing about regional trends and opportunities in various sub-sectors such as aviation, water, energy, cultural construction and housing. New speakers just added to discuss Global Trends and Regional Hot Spots! Enzo de…

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U.S. Commercial Service Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region: May 2018

  Mission Overview The Caribbean Region as a whole represents a market of about 43 million people who collectively imported over $20.9 billion of U.S. goods in 2016. The Trade Americas program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore six markets in the Caribbean region. Hosted in Miami, FL, the U.S. Commercial Service‘s Trade Americas Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference will focus on regional specific sessions, market access, trade financing resources, and pre-arranged…

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OKGIT July 2017 meeting recap

The below is a summary of the July 18, 2017 meeting of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team. It is not intended to serve as a detailed summary of events, those will be reflected in the meeting minutes that will be distributed ahead of the September 19, 2017 meeting. The dates are set for the 2017 Oklahoma Consular Summit. From September 6-7, the OKGIT will host consuls from the following countries…

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ODAFF’s Jelly Making Trails program wins national award

Agriculture placed in the hands of the consumer. That’s one definition of the growing trend known as “u-pick” farms. The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) recognized the popularity of such farms and in the spring of 2016 launched the “Jelly Making Trails.” On the trails, consumers can pick produce off the tree or the vine, from the orchard or the patch, and it’s quite possible not everyone…

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Oklahoma firms have many opportunities in Germany

In another fantastic globaltrade.net round up, potential for partnerships with Germany and Oklahoma-based firms are great. According to a recent release from the Federation of International Trade Professionals, “The United States are the second biggest destination for German goods after the European Union and the United States are the fourth largest supplier of Germany. The U.S.-German Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation guarantees investors in Germany national treatment and allows…

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Oklahoma ascends ranks of best states for business

Despite a recent economic downturn, Oklahoma continues to position itself well for business, according to a recent survey compiled by Chief Executive magazine. Its annual Best & Worst States for Business Ranking, which is compiled from surveys of chief executive officers, shows Oklahoma at No. 17, up one from 2016 and up from No. 21 in 2008. The state received above-average scores when it comes to taxation and regulation (6.82…

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Oklahoma’s views on NAFTA needed by June 12

After more than two decades of existence, the leaders of the U.S., Canada and Mexico are open to updating the free-trade agreement to stay caught up with the digital age. President Donald Trump notified Congress on May 18 of its intent to renegotiate NAFTA, which triggered a 90-day period before negotiations with Canada and Mexico begin. In an effort to hear from Oklahoma businesses, farmers and manufacturers who will be…

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Trade opportunities between Oklahoma and Vietnam

The TPP may be dead as far as American involvement is concerned, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t numerous trade and commercial opportunities available for Oklahoma firms interested in doing business in Asia. The latest Federation of International Trade Associations report on Vietnam is out, and it has identified several sectors key to growth for Oklahoma companies. Opportunities for business can be found in information technologies, transportation infrastructures as well…

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