Arkansas

News

2018

  • WTC Arkansas Receives $592,000 Grant from EDA - The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded $150,000 to the World Trade Center Arkansas as a part of the State Trade Expansion Program grant initiative. The STEP grant program’s objectives are to help eligible small business concerns enter into and succeed in the internatio... more

  • New Data Report Highlights Arkansas Export Trends - The World Trade Center Arkansas published an International Trade Data Summary this week for state, national and international business leaders and government officials. The Summary released this week focuses on the Western Hemisphere, Arkansas’s region of growth for the report... more

  • Canadian officials engage Arkansas businesses - Canadian officials work with World Trade Center to engage Arkansas businesses Trade officials from the Consulate General of Canada in Dallas coordinated with the World Trade Center Arkansas to engage Arkansas businesses and stakeholders through commercial diplomacy in a vi... more

  • Arkansas partnership to bring Vitamin D to Africa - World Trade Center Facilitates New International Partnership to Improve Vitamin D Access in Africa Bio-Tech Pharmacal of Fayetteville has launched a new partnership with Princess Dr. Moradeun Ogunlana, CEO of Innovative Global Consulting and the African Women’s Health Proj... more

  • Five Arkansas Companies Honored at Trade Awards - Governor Asa Hutchinson hosted the ninth annual Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Global Trade today. The awards luncheon, organized by the Arkansas District Export Council (ArDEC), took place at at the Governor’s Mansion. Five Arkansas companies will were recognized during ... more

  • Export Financing Seminars Help Arkansas Businesses - The World Trade Center Arkansas partnered with multiple organizations to hold a seminar called “Inside Export Financing” for Arkansas companies in need of financial programs and resources to help expand their markets overseas. The seminars took place on May 22 in Rogers and Ma... more

  • Trade With Africa Summit Convenes Global Leaders - The Trade with Africa Business Summit convened in Bentonville, Ark. on Thursday and Friday this week. The summit was convened by Nazaru CEO Toyin Umesiri who designed the summit to position Arkansas as a favorable destination for African business and political leaders looking ... more

  • WTC Arkansas surveys companies on tariffs impact - The Arkansas District Export Council and the World Trade Center Arkansas surveyed state companies to assess the potential impact of the anticipated steel and aluminum tariffs on their businesses. The center and council released the survey on March 15 and used the results to in... more

  • Arkansas Governor’s Trade Award Set for May 30 - The Arkansas District Export Council (ArDEC) will present the 2018 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade to Arkansas companies demonstrating excellence in exporting on May 30, 2018 at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock, Ark. Governor Asa Hutchinson will be in atte... more

  • WTC Arkansas to lead Caribbean trade mission - February 22, 2018 – The World Trade Center Arkansas is leading a trade mission for Arkansas companies interested in exporting to Caribbean countries. The mission will go to the Trade Americas – Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference in Miami, Florida, from M... more