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Tuesdays, Jan.-April: Export Management Course at North Dakota State University, Fargo 


Jan. 16-23: Ghana Trade Mission


Feb. 19-26: Philippines and Singapore Trade Mission


March 20-21: 2014 China-ND 'Better for You Food Ingredients' Conference and Exhibition, Qingdao, China


April 29-30: Global Business Connections Conference, Fargo


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Mark King to Keynote Global Business Connections 2014

NDTO is pleased to announce Mark King, CEO and President of TaylorMade-adidas Golf, as the headline speaker for the 2014 Global Business Connections Conference, April 29-30, at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo, ND. In addition to the keynote address, GBC 2014 will be a two-day event consisting of a tradeshow and exhibits, breakout and training sessions designed to educate participants on specific issues related to international business, panel discussions featuring global business leaders, and networking opportunities. The 2013 Global Business Awards, the most-prestigious international business awards in the region, will also be presented.  

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Ghana a 'New Frontier' for Investment

North Dakota Trade Office, Garrison Business, Headed to West African Nation

Published in The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead Farmers' Forum - January 6, 2013

JM Grain, a grain buyer in Garrison, N.D., exports to 12 to 15 countries. The company, which purchases and sells chickpeas, lentils, feed peas, green peas, yellow peas and seed, hopes to soon add one more to the list.  


The family-owned business will be among several North Dakota companies bound for Ghana, Africa, later this month.


The North Dakota Trade Office is leading a multi-sector trade mission Jan. 16-23 to Accra, Ghana, to introduce North Dakota products to potential Ghanaian food producers.


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2014 China-North Dakota 'Better for You Food Ingredients' Conference and Exhibition

The North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO ) will be partnering with the North Dakota Department of Agriculture and the Northern Crops Institute to host the 2014 China-North Dakota 'Better for You Food Ingredients' Conference & Exhibition.  This event will give North Dakota value-added food producers the opportunity to demonstrate their high-quality products to Chinese buyers, food producers and research and development specialists.  The event will take place in Qingdao, China on March 20-21 and will be led by North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring.

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2014 State of the Global Economy Trade Talk Provides Glimpse of Changing Global Economy

Fifty exporters and local business professionals received a provocative, and sometimes humorous, insight into the massive change that is happening and will continue to happen in the global economy during the State of the Global Economy Trade Talk, held Jan. 15 in Fargo.  Pete Mento, Director for Global Customs and Trade Policy at C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. led the discussion and answered questions from attendees.  


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