The Trans Pacific Partnership and Oklahoma

While the campaign trail has been littered with debates about the efficacy of free trade agreements, including the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, the details of these agreements are difficult to decipher for the average Oklahoman. Thanks to our partners at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Oklahoma City office, the numbers and details of Oklahoma’s connections to TPP countries is visible. Some of the more interesting figures include: 52 percent of Oklahoma’s…

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Census Bureau hosting Automated Export System seminar July 21, 2016

From our friends at the U.S. Department of Trade…” How well do you know the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) and the Automated Export System (AES)? Do you have a transition plan to the ACE platform? Do you understand how to classify your commodities? This export compliance seminar is a one-day program bringing together experts from the U.S. Department of Commerce to provide training on export filing requirements.” When and where:…

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Register Now for Discover Global Markets: The Americas on June 15-16 in Florida

Looking for overseas investment and trade opportunities? Why cross the ocean when you can head south to huge potential markets in the Americans? Registration is now open for the U.S. Commercial Service and the South Florida District Export Council’s international business conference that will show U.S. businesses how to take advantage of established and emerging export opportunities in the Americas. This event will provide participants up-to-date market intelligence and help…

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Upcoming events for exporters from U.S. Commercial Service Northern N.J.

Shared via our resident New Jersey connection, OKGIT member George Lee of Red Devil Inc., these trade events and opportunities will be  hosted via our partners at the U.S. Commercial Service’s Northern New Jersey office in the coming month. Many of these are webinars, so no need to fly out to the Garden State! Complying with U.S. Export Controls Seminar – April 5 & 6, 2016 Export 101 Event at…

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2016 is year to do business with South Korea

Shared from our friends over at GlobalTrade.net, Oklahoma businesses have a ready and willing partner in commerce with the U.S.’ sixth largest trading partner, the Republic of South Korea. Operating under a free trade agreement since 2012, the U.S.-South Korea relationship looks to grow as 95 percent of tariffs on American imports are expected to be eliminated by March 2017. According to the latest GlobalTrade report, opportunities to contribute to…

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E-Commerce Strategies for Oklahoma Exporters meeting in Dallas Oct. 8-9, 2015

An important notice from our partners at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service about an opportunity to meet with American commercial diplomats operating in more than a dozen overseas markets taking place in Dallas. Sign up today, as space is limited. E-Commerce Strategies for Exporters Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX October 8-9, 2015 Explore the e-commerce and digital strategies most important to American product and service exporters. Pre-schedule one-on-one meetings…

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