November 27, 2019

Regional Meeting Vital For Expanding Arkansas Exports In Latin America

PEREIRA, Colombia — Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere trade for World Trade Center Arkansas, described this year’s World Trade Centers Association Latin American Regional Meeting as a “strong platform” for expanding exports from the Natural State. “Given that half […]
November 20, 2019

Report: Arkansas Exports Continue Robust Growth

ROGERS — Arkansas exports surged again in 2018, with $6.5 billion in trade that spanned 170 countries and reflected 12% growth since 2008, according to a newly released report by the World Trade Center Arkansas. The state’s top two customers, […]
November 15, 2019

Hutchinson Extols Strong Trade Ties Between Arkansas, Japan

TOKYO — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson complimented the longstanding trade ties between Arkansas and Japan during a recent trip to Asia aimed at reaffirming trade relationships and exploring expansion opportunities.  “Japan has been an economic-development partner with Arkansas for decades,” […]
November 13, 2019

World Trade Center Arkansas Strengthening Relationships With Côte d’Ivoire

PHILADELPHIA — Denise Thomas, Director of Africa and Middle East Trade for World Trade Center Arkansas, helped promote bilateral trade earlier this month between Arkansas and Côte d’Ivoire. Thomas attended the first Prosper Africa Business Development Forum on Nov. 7 […]
November 8, 2019

Hendrix Named Among State’s Most Influential People

LITTLE ROCK — Dan Hendrix, president and CEO of World Trade Center Arkansas, has been named among the state’s 250 most influential people by Arkansas Business. The magazine’s annual list highlights local leaders who are shaping the way residents live, […]