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Utah Businesses Tentatively Optimistic After New NAFTA Revision

On September 30th, the U.S., Canada and Mexico finalized a long-awaited trade deal that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Assuming it is approved by the legislatures in the three countries, the new deal—called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—will govern trade in North America beginning in 2020.

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Gov. Herbert Joins Taiwan and South Korea Trade Mission to Boost International Trade and Investment

Taiwan and South Korea are Utah’s 6th and 11th largest export destinations, respectively, and offer opportunities for companies interested in expanding their business in Asia. The governor will attend foreign direct investment meetings and visit with government officials.

September 21st, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Utah Receives $300,000 STEP Grant to Increase Small Business Exports

Salt Lake City – World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) has been awarded $300,000 through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) which is funded in part through a Grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide grants to local small businesses. The purpose of the STEP Grant is to increase the number of small businesses that are exporting and help [...]

September 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Commentary: From soybeans to supply chains — here’s how the trade dispute affects all of Utah

By Miles Hansen | For The Tribune Published September 2, 2018   As one of Utah’s newest residents, I am energized by the hive of activity here in the Beehive State. Thanks to Gov. Gary Herbert’s leadership and the ingenuity of Utah’s business leaders and workforce, Utah’s economy is prospering with record low unemployment, rapidly rising wages and one of [...]

September 7th, 2018|Categories: News, Op-Eds|0 Comments

Newsletter – September 7, 2018

After spending many years surrounded by Beltway partisanship in Washington, D.C., it is refreshing to work in a state with such strong economic fundamentals, innovative capital investments and wise stewardship from stakeholders. I wrote about Utah’s exciting environment in a recent op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune.

September 6th, 2018|Categories: News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Local Experts Discuss the Current Trade War at Symposium Hosted by World Trade Center Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber

World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) and the Salt Lake Chamber hosted a Thought Leader Symposium last Friday to discuss the global trade war. Senator Orrin Hatch was the featured presenter and shared his support of free markets and free trade.

August 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

JEC World Trade Show Provides Utah Companies with New Business Opportunities and Global Recognition

The JEC World Trade Show in Paris is the premier event that unites the global composites industry each year. As the leading international composites show, +40,000 professionals from 113 countries are in attendance and find a full spectrum of processes, new materials, and composite solutions. In March, four Utah companies had the opportunity to exhibit at the JEC World Trade [...]

July 9th, 2018|Categories: Grants, Success Stories|0 Comments