March 19, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Steel and Aluminum Tariff Exclusion Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, March 18, 2018 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its procedures for excluding products from the recently announced tariffs on steel and aluminum product imports. As directed by […]
March 16, 2018

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March 16, 2018
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World Trade Center Arkansas Seeking State Business Input on Tariff Impact

Arkansas companies who may be impacted by the proposed U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum are encouraged by the World Trade Center Arkansas and the Arkansas District Export Council to complete a short survey to provide feedback on the issue. […]
March 14, 2018

Farmers for Free Trade Calls on President Trump to Protect Trade Policies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Farmers for Free Trade is calling on President Trump to Protect Trade Policies American Farmers Depend on in New National Television Ad Washington, D.C. – Farmers for Free Trade released a new national cable television advertisement today […]
March 14, 2018

Arkansas Governor’s Trade Award Ceremony Set for May 30, 2018

The Arkansas District Export Council (ArDEC) will present the 2018 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade to Arkansas companies demonstrating excellence in exporting on May 30, 2018 at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock, Ark. Governor Asa Hutchinson will […]
March 1, 2018
Arkansas exports to Canada and Mexico increased by 14 percent in 2017 and amount to $2.1 billion in goods.

Arkansas Exports to NAFTA Countries Increased by 14 Percent in 2017

Arkansas exports to Canada and Mexico amounted to $2.1 billion in 2017, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Arkansas exports of goods to Canada and Mexico increased by 14 percent from 2016 to 2017. Combined exports to Canada and […]
February 26, 2018

NAFTA Negotiations Developments as of February 26. 2018

After the sixth round of talks in Montreal and with the seventh round of talks starting in Mexico City today, an update on where the negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) now stand is welcome. Leaders from […]
February 26, 2018

World Trade Center Arkansas attends SIDO meeting

The World Trade Center Arkansas attended the State International Development Organizations (SIDO) annual board meeting on Sunday, February 25, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The meeting consisted of open discussion with strategic partners, updates on the SIDO website web localization, conferences […]
February 23, 2018

Applications being accepted for 2018 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade

February 23, 2018 – The Arkansas District Export Council (ArDEC) is accepting applications for the 2018 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade to recognize the exporting excellence and successes among Arkansas small, medium and large enterprises. Applications are being […]
February 22, 2018
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World Trade Center Arkansas to Lead Trade Mission to the Caribbean

February 22, 2018 – The World Trade Center Arkansas is leading a trade mission for Arkansas companies interested in exporting to Caribbean countries. The mission will go to the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference in […]
February 20, 2018
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World Trade Center Arkansas Attends Agriculture Conferences, NAFTA emphasized

February 20, 2018 – Arkansas leaders convened multiple times in the past seven days in Jonesboro to stress the importance of Arkansas agriculture and the impact of NAFTA on Arkansas growers. The 2018 Arkansas State University Agribusiness conference took place […]
February 16, 2018
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