Posts Categorized: Exports

30 WV businesses honored for exporting to new countries

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Thirty West Virginia companies that grew their business by exporting a good or service to a new country last year were recognized by state officials in a virtual ceremony on Aug. 26. During the event, each business received the Governor’s Commendation for International Market Entry Award, which is given to companies that made […]

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The 1 thing you need to do before you start exporting

Advice from West Virginia business owners for why you need an export compliance plan. If you’re reading this, you probably already know that exporting is a little more involved than packing up something you sell and shipping it to a customer across the pond. There’s export regulations and rules you need to follow if you […]

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3 tips for growing your business with international trade missions

Practical advice from an entrepreneur who’s been round the world and back. World trade relies on making good deals, and trade missions are a big part of that process. For many businesses, access into foreign markets is a hurdle, but participating in a state or federal trade mission will give you plenty of opportunities to […]

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Export Report Shows Consistent Growth and Diversification of West Virginia Economy

State outpaced the nation in export growth and produced year-over-year gains for second consecutive year 

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Trading tours: Commercial specialist from Korea reciprocates WVDO mission visit

Jessica Son, Senior Commercial Specialist for the U.S. Embassy-Commercial Service in Korea, visited West Virginia from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3 at the invitation of the West Virginia Development Office (WVDO). During the WVDO’s trade mission to South Korea and Japan in September 2017, Ms. Son was one of the Commercial Service Industry Specialists who […]

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