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Middle East has many exporting opportunities for WV businesses

Whether you’re new to exporting or experienced with selling goods and services around the world, taking time to choose the correct market is one of the most important things you can do when developing a successful export strategy.  We have many tools to help you identify potential markets, such as our WV RAISE Initiative, Country-Commercial […]

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WVEDA announces $6 million in economic development loans

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Economic Development Authority Board of Directors approved more than $6 million in loans to four businesses at its August meeting on Thursday. Loans were granted to businesses in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Mercer and Tucker counties. “We’re doing everything we can here in West Virginia to develop and advance business prosperity and economic […]

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WV RAISE provides customized market research to improve exporting success

Exporting is one of the best ways for a growing company to find new customers, but entering a new market can be difficult if you don’t know where to start. That’s why we recommend investing in market research to identify the best countries for your products and services. But not all market research tools are […]

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WVDED, Broadband Enhancement Council and State Broadband Office issue Request for Comment Regarding Unserved Areas, comment period open until Sept. 7

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Economic Development (WVDED), in coordination with the West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council and the State Broadband Office, has issued a Request for Comment Regarding Unserved Areas, related to broadband connectivity in West Virginia. The comment period began on July 12, 2021, and will close on September 7, 2021. […]

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West Virginia has 10th best business climate in United States

CHARLESTON, W.VA — West Virginia has the 10th best business climate in the United States according to Business Facilities Magazine, a site selection publication with an annual ranking of how states, metro areas and countries perform on key economic indicators. “For years, I’ve been saying that West Virginia is the best kept secret on the East Coast, but […]

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