WHERE AMERICAN WEST MEETS FAR EAST (AND MUCH MORE)
The North Dakota Trade Office is the catalyst in a collaborative effort among the state's universities, state and federal government agencies, and private export service professionals that provide North Dakota companies with the support they need to succeed in the global marketplace. Its unique structure — a private-public, non-profit partnership — enables it to move at the speed of international business.
The Trade Office conducts international market research for North Dakota companies, helping them identify export markets best suited for their products and services. To help companies capitalize, the Trade Office and its network of export service providers offers assistance in every step of the export process.
Members of the Trade Office staff provide a full range of export services including:
- Market-entry research
- Export education and certification
- Trade mission management
- Assistance in finding reliable international distributors
The Trade Office has built a large network of export service providers — shippers, law firms, bankers and other experts — dedicated to North Dakota and ready to help companies capitalize on export opportunities. The Trade Office also works closely with the U.S. Commercial Service and other private and public institutions to ensure that businesses get the support they need to expand in the international marketplace.
Going Global: Alloway Standard Industries
Equipment manufacturer, Alloway Standard Industries, turned to exporting over four years ago to take advantage of the largest sugar beet producers in the world — Russia and France.