StitchCrew seeks Oklahoma companies interested in trade, investment and R&D with Canada

The deadline is closing soon, but if you’re an Oklahoma-based company in search of a stable market with solid partnership opportunities, look north to our largest trade partner. StitchCrew is working with the government of Canada to identify 10 U.S. companies interested in exploring investment, trade or R&D opportunities with Canadian firms. No sectors are ruled out, but there is a particular focus on firms interested in energy, aerospace or…

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TPA Brexit Intelligence Brief: 12 March 2019

Brexit is in the air, and information on the proceedings comes quick and fast. Ireland-based TPA Research issues a weekly brief on all things EU, and they have up-to-date information on what Oklahoma exporters and their EU-based partners need to know. Check out their Monday morning Week Ahead here. More highlights in their up-to-the-minute brief can be found below: EU Intelligence: Brexit 12 March 2019 Key Dates 12 March           ‘Meaningful vote’…

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Global Entrepreneur Summit in Kansas City: March 18-19

The United States Department of State will hold it’s ninth Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kansas City in mid-March and there are a few remaining open spots for entrepreneurs from America’s heartland. U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon and Secretary of State – and Kansas’ own – Mike Pompeo will give keynote addresses. Learn about opportunities for your American small business to connect with international partners, you don’t have to…

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Oklahoma State University students assist South African company’s beef exports

Some of Oklahoma’s best export markets and partners come from it’s agricultural sector. Supplementing those connections are vital agriculture education programs at many of the state’s institutions of higher learning, where future farmers, agriculture producers and scientific experts hone their skills. According to a recent release from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, the Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center assisted an international company meet American compliance standards in…

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Stansberry: Oklahoma regional universities create chances to succeed – The Oklahoman

The Oklahoma Governor’s International Team has three primary focuses in developing commercial, diplomatic and cultural ties between the Sooner State and partners around the globe. While higher level business and governmental relations form a core part of these relations, the foundations of many international partnerships begin on campus at Oklahoma’s many universities. Friendships and opportunities to meet those from different cultures and backgrounds are a vital part of developing an…

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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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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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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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