June 26, 2017
The NAFTA Hearings will take place in the Winder Building in D.C. which houses the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Arkansas trade director testifies to USTR at NAFTA hearing

Melvin Torres, Director of Western Hemisphere Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas will travel to Washington D.C. on Tuesday to testify on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The NAFTA hearings will take place before the Office of […]
June 19, 2017

Negotiating Objectives Regarding Modernization of North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico

  On May 23rd, 2017 the Office of the United States Trade Representative issued a federal register notice seeking views regarding the renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NAFTA has benefited Arkansas for the two decades through a […]
June 16, 2017

World Trade Center Arkansas to accompany Governor, AEDC on trip to Paris

The World Trade Center Arkansas Senior Director of Global Trade Strategy, Boon Tan will attend the 2017 International Paris Airshow which takes place from Monday, June 19 to Sunday, June 25. Tan will travel to Europe with Arkansas governor Asa […]
June 16, 2017

Dan Hendrix speaks at 83rd Arkansas Municipal League Convention

The World Trade Center Arkansas participated in the Arkansas Municipal League’s 33rd Convention which was held from Wednesday, June 14 to Friday, June 16, 2017 in Little Rock. World Trade Center Arkansas President and CEO, Dan Hendrix was a speaker at […]
June 14, 2017
Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross addresses the U.S.-Africa Business Summit.

Arkansas trade director shares D.C. summit panel with Africa governors, mayors

Denise Thomas, director of Africa and Middle East Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas attended the U.S – Africa Business Summit 2017 from Wednesday, June 14 – Friday, June 17 as a guest speaker on regional integration and the […]
June 13, 2017
Seal of the EXIM Bank

WTCAR partners with EXIM Bank as REPP participant

The World Trade Center Arkansas has partnered with the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) to participate in the Regional Export Promotion Program (REPP). The EXIM Bank is the official export credit agency of the United States. It […]
May 25, 2017

SIDO names Dan Hendrix as new board member

The State International Development Organizations (SIDO) has named Dan Hendrix, President and CEO of the World Trade Center Arkansas as a new at-large member of their leadership board. SIDO organizes their board with regional leaders and at-large leaders. SIDO is […]
May 25, 2017

Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade

May 24, 2017

Discover Global Markets

May 16, 2017
The World Trade Center Arkansas attended the 2017 SIDO, Inc. conference in Washington D.C. Photo by Joseph Gruber.

WTCAR attends SIDO conference, Vice President Pence to give keynote address

The World Trade Center Arkansas is participating in the State International Development Organizations, Inc. (SIDO) 2017 annual conference in Washington D.C. from Tuesday to Thursday. SIDO is the premiere U.S. organization dedicated to supporting state international trade agencies and the […]
May 9, 2017

Enroll in Export University for May 23

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 UALR Reynolds Business Center 2801 S. University Ave., Room 251 Little Rock, Arkansas 72204 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Who Should Attend: This course covers the basics of the exporting process. It is ideal for import/export […]
May 8, 2017
Leader of the Belarus trade delegation Aliaksandr Zabella, Chairman of the Belarusian State Food Industry Concern and Tatiana Sitnikava, Chief of the Foreign Affairs Sector for the Mogilev Region of the Belarus Chamber of Commerce and Industry address Arkansas government and commercial leaders at the World Trade Center Arkansas.

Belarus Trade Delegation Visits Arkansas

The World Trade Center Arkansas welcomed an inbound Belarus trade delegation on Tuesday, May 2. The purpose of the inbound Belarus trade mission was to explore Arkansas as a bilateral trade partner and to expand trade and educational exchange between […]