Arkansas

News

2018

  • WTC Arkansas, QuerĂ©taro Partner to Grow Exports - The World Trade Center Arkansas and World Trade Center QuerĂ©taro partnered on an inbound trade mission to Arkansas from Dec. 17-18 seeking to recruit Arkansas companies to sell their products and services to QuerĂ©taro, Mexico. The WTC Arkansas facilitated meetings in Rogers, A... more

  • Japanese Delegation Meets with Arkansas Leaders - The World Trade Center Arkansas and Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin hosted the Consul General of Japan in Nashville, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, and a delegation from the Office of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a diplomatic breakfast on Monday, Dec. 10 in Little Rock, Arkansas... more

  • Join our multi-sector trade mission to East Africa - The World Trade Center Arkansas will be launching a multi-sector trade mission with an emphasis in travel and tourism to Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia from Jan. 20 – Feb. 1, 2019 and is inviting other World Trade Centers to join them. Participants in the trade mission will have ... more

  • WTC Arkansas Forms Alliance with U.S. SBA - The World Trade Center Arkansas and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) officially formed a strategic alliance this week to improve small business opportunities in Arkansas and strengthen and expand small business development throughout the state. The alliance was pub... more

  • 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