January 16, 2018
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutshinson speaks to diplomats and the Arkansas business and trade community on the importance of trade.

Governor speaks on NAFTA at World Trade Center Arkansas

Jan. 16, 2018 – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson spoke on the North American Free Trade Agreement and its impact on the state at the World Trade Center Arkansas on Tuesday, Jan. 16th at an event entitled “Arkansas and NAFTA.” The […]
January 16, 2018

Partner Announcement: Farmers for Free Trade

Jan. 16, 2018 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: matt@farmersforfreetrade.com Statement from Farmers for Free Trade on World Trade Center Arkansas with Governor Hutchinson Rogers, Arkansas/Washington D.C. – Farmers for Free Trade Board President, Sara Lilygren released the following statement on the […]
January 11, 2018

Western Hemisphere Quick Trade Facts

January 5, 2018

Partner Announcement: Export-Import Conference

Jan. 5, 2018 – This announcement comes from partneringforcompliance.org   17th “Partnering for Compliance™”      Orlando, March, 6 – 9, 2018 This is the only conference that offers unprecedented access to the top government officials and leading industry experts in a small informal environment. ·         Dept. of […]
December 14, 2017
gateways podcast

World Trade Center Arkansas Launches ‘Gateways’ Podcast Series

Dec. 14, 2018 – The World Trade Center Arkansas launched Gateways, the official podcast series today which will serve as a resource for Arkansas companies engaging in international business and trade. “We are pleased to launch the newest addition to our pool of […]
December 11, 2017

Governor Proclaims Dec. 11, 2017 as Agriculture Trade Awareness Day

Dec. 11, 2017 – Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson officially proclaimed Dec. 11, 2017 as Agriculture Trade Awareness Day in the state of Arkansas. “Governor Hutchinson’s proclamation is a strong symbol for Arkansas agriculture producers,” said Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere […]
December 11, 2017

The Cuba Embargo: to lift or not to lift?

Dec. 11, 2017 – Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere trade discusses lifting the Cuban embargo. To lift or not to lift? That is the question that has been surrounding the news and Congress for years now. Some claim that the […]
November 6, 2017

Consul General of Canada in Dallas Presents Seminar at WTCAR

Nov. 6, 2017 – The World Trade Center Arkansas and the Canadian Consul General in Dallas presented a seminar on how to do business with Canada on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 from at the World Trade Center Arkansas in Rogers. […]
October 18, 2017

Arkansas trade director serves as featured speaker at state events

Oct, 18, 2017 – Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas served as the featured speaker at Arkansas State University’s (ASU) seventh annual “International Exhibition: Regions, Countries, Exports,” hosted by the College of Business […]
October 10, 2017
Denise Thomas speaks in a meeting with Belorussian economic developers in the Mogilev region.

Trade director honored for decade of service

Oct. 10, 2017 – Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas will be honored for a decade of service at the University of Arkansas, working at the World Trade Center Arkansas. Thomas […]
October 5, 2017
Why is the Jones Act Important All of a Sudden?

Why is the Jones Act so important all of a sudden?

Oct. 5, 2017 – By Melvin Torres, Director of Western Hemisphere Trade During the recent hurricanes that affected Houston, Florida and Puerto Rico, the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 – better known as the Jones Act – has been in all news […]
October 4, 2017

Seminar: How to Do Business With Canada