February 2, 2017

Senators Boozman, Heitkamp reintroduce Cuba credit bill

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 bill S.1049 to lift […]
January 26, 2017

Arkansas and Mexico: the Growing Relationship

 
January 25, 2017

WTC-AR leads trade mission to Mexico Aerospace Fair (Famex)

World Trade Center Arkansas invites Arkansas aerospace Companies to join trade delegation The World Trade Center Arkansas is attending the Mexico Aerospace Fair (Famex) from April 26 – 29, 2017 in Santa Lucia, Mexico. The trade mission will be an […]
January 19, 2017

WTC-AR invites Arkansas companies to Central America trade mission

The World Trade Center Arkansas is inviting Arkansas businesses to join their delegation to the Trade Americas conference in San Jose, Costa Rica from March 26 – 28, 2017. The trade mission will be an opportunity for Arkansas companies to […]
December 20, 2016

Trade leaders to Arkansas women: ‘Unlock potential at global empowerment summit’

World Trade Center Arkansas officials are sounding a call to action to women throughout the state to join them at the 6th Global Economic Summit in Mumbai. President and CEO, Dan Hendrix and director of Africa and Middle Eastern trade […]
December 15, 2016

World Trade Center Arkansas leads avant-garde push into Cuban market

The World Trade Center Arkansas, state and federal leaders are at the helm of efforts to open agricultural trade with Cuba since diplomatic relations were officially reestablished in July 2015. Governor Asa Hutchinson, Senator John Boozman, R-Ark. and Representative Rick […]
December 14, 2016

Arkansas media outlets look to WTCAR officials to explain global trade

By reaching people through Arkansas media channels, the World Trade Center Arkansas can fulfill its mission of connecting them to the world. Arkansas media outlets throughout the state are looking to World Trade Center Arkansas officials to explain the current state […]
December 12, 2016

Open World delegation visits World Trade Center Arkansas

A delegation from Russia participating in the Open World Leadership Center’s exchange program visited the World Trade Center Arkansas Tuesday, Dec. 6. The delegation, consisting of six Russians with diverse backgrounds in the arts, academics and social and cultural development, […]
December 9, 2016

International trade sustains Arkansas economy, jobs

The strength of the Arkansas economy in the global marketplace gives Arkansas companies an edge on providing advice on trade policy. The Arkansas economy benefited from exports amounting to $5.9 billion in goods in 2015. Arkansas’ top export categories are […]
July 22, 2016

E.M.B.A. Immersion Trip to India

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Students in the Executive M.B.A program in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas are completing a two-week immersion trip to India that included a visit to World Trade Center Bangalore.  World […]
July 22, 2016

Arkansas Delegation visits Cuba for a Second Time

World Trade Center Arkansas led a delegation of 25 business leaders, food producers, and educators made a second visit to Cuba, starting June 26. The purpose of the trade mission was to continue discussions of potential trade opportunities. Arkansas agriculture […]
June 23, 2016

Return Visit from the Ivory Coast to Learn from Arkansas Agri Producers

Representatives from the Côte d’Ivoire Africa, Delegate General Inza Camara and Director of Communications Mamadue Kone, have made a return trip to the Arkansas Delta as a result of previous discussions involving partnership and business cooperation during their first trip […]