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World Trade Center Arkansas Seeks Local Artists for Global Mural Competition

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The competition asks local artists around the world to visually define the cultural understanding and connection that results from global trade. The deadline for entries is Feb. 7, 2020.

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Boozman Cites World Trade Center Arkansas Report in Push for New Trade Deal

Monday, December 09, 2019

The center's trade and jobs report shows that Canada and Mexico were Arkansas' top two export destinations in 2018, accounting for $2 billion in goods while supporting 120,000 Arkansas jobs.

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Class Analysis: Mexico Could Soon Be Arkansas' Top Export Destination

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere trade at the World Trade Center Arkansas, explained Arkansas' strong trade ties with Mexico to a political science class.

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Regional Meeting Vital for Expanding Arkansas Exports in Latin America

Monday, December 02, 2019

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere trade for World Trade Center Arkansas, represented Arkansas at the Latin American Regional Meeting of trade centers in Colombia.

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Report: Arkansas Exports Continue Robust Growth

Thursday, November 21, 2019

A report from the World Trade Center Arkansas, an outreach of the University of Arkansas, shows that Arkansas exports grew in 2018 and spanned more than 170 countries.

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World Trade Center Arkansas Strengthening Relationships With Côte d'Ivoire

Thursday, November 14, 2019

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.

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World Trade Center Arkansas Awarded $200,000 STEP Grant

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

World Trade Center Arkansas received a State Trade and Export Promotion grant to assist Arkansas’ small businesses expand exports.

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World Trade Center Arkansas Hosts New Canada Consul at Reception

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The event included a representative from the Office of Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas business leaders and U of A staff.

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Summer Export Series to Help Arkansas Companies Do Global Business

Monday, April 15, 2019

The 2019 Summer Export Series will begin with the Export Fair on Tuesday, May 7, at the World Trade Center in Rogers.

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