March 30, 2017

EVENT: Indonesia-Arkansas Business Forum

March 30, 2017 – This event  will be held from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 at The Capital Hotel Little Rock. The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia – Houston and  the Arkansas State Chamber […]
March 28, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas director speaks on women empowerment at global summit

March 28, 2017 – World Trade Center Arkansas director Denise Thomas speaks on women empowerment at Global Economic Summit 2017. Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 6th Global Economic […]
March 22, 2017

Arkansas Secretary of State, WTCAR partner to recruit exporting companies, develop multitrack diplomacy

March 22, 2017 – Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin visited the World Trade Center Arkansas Monday, March 13. Martin met with Melvin Torres, director of Latin American Trade, and a representative from an aerospace company looking at strategic locations […]
March 15, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas Speaks at 2017 Arkansas Aerospace and Defense Summit

March 15, 2017 – The World Trade Center Arkansas spoke at Arkansas Aerospace and Defense Summit in Hot Springs from March 14 – 16. The summit, led by the Arkansas Aerospace and Defense Alliance, featured business-to-business breakout sessions with companies like Lockheed […]
March 8, 2017

Arkansas Agriculture Department Launches Local Product Website

March 8, 2017 – The Arkansas Agriculture Department has launched a new website to improve accessibility to Arkansas products. Locally grown and made products can now be searched by buyers, grocers, restaurateurs and chefs, and consumers in the Arkansas Grown […]
March 7, 2017

3rd Cuba Opportunity Summit to be held on Oct. 23

March 7, 2017 – The 3rd Cuba Opportunity Summit will be held at the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York City on Oct. 23, 2017.  The Cuba Opportunity Summit will be hosted by Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and will be co-chaired by Faquiry […]
February 17, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas Welcomes Consul of Mexico in Little Rock

Feb. 17, 2017 – The World Trade Center Arkansas welcomed Consul of Mexico in Little Rock, Rodolfo Quilantán-Arenas on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Consul Quilantán-Arenas met with World Trade Center leaders to discuss trade between Arkansas and Mexico and educational exchange […]
February 17, 2017

Export-Import Bank of US to hold free webinar for concrete constructors

Feb. 17, 2017 – The Export-Import Bank (EXIM Bank) of the United States will hold a free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 from 1- 2pm CST for concrete constructors. The Webinar is titled “A World of Export Opportunities for […]
February 10, 2017

WTC Arkansas attends 2017 Agribusiness Conference at ASU

Feb. 10, 2017 – The Agribusiness Conference provides information and agricultural policy education to farmers, agribusiness professionals, students and educators across the Mid-South.  The World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 23rd Arkansas State University Agribusiness Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. […]
February 8, 2017

From the National District Export Council: the International Trade Administration

Feb. 8, 2017 – Exports of American goods and services constitute a critical foundation of the U.S. economy. Numerous studies have shown that exports are a key component of economic growth. In order for this growth to continue, however, U.S. […]
February 7, 2017

AEDC to host export seminar for small, medium businesses

Feb. 7, 2017 – Arkansas Economic Development Commission will host a series of three export workshops to help businesses develop customized export plans. Three full day sessions will be hosted by Manufacturing Solutions, a department of the Arkansas Economic Development […]
February 2, 2017

Senators Boozman, Heitkamp reintroduce Cuba credit bill

Feb. 2, 2017 – Arkansas and North Dakota Senators reintroduce Cuba credit bill S.1049 – a bill to lift the ban on financing agricultural exports to Cuba. U.S Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) reintroduced bipartisan Cuba credit […]