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President's Message Pictured: Miles Hansen, president and CEO of WTC Utah, and Saud Al Nowais, commercial counselor for the UAE to the U.S. President’s Message Last August in this column I shared some thoughts on how we might enhance Utah’s ecosystem for international trade. At that time, I expressed my ambition [...]
Serving as the gateway to the Middle East, the UAE purchased more than $20 billion in imports last year from the United States. Hoping to diversify their economy and, particularly, trade and investment in the United States, the UAE diplomats visited Utah to identify potential investment and partnership opportunities.
President's Message Recognized as the nation’s best state for doing business, Utah is enjoying new prosperity and diversity. While the state has been busy working hard for that honor, World Trade Center Utah has been supporting these efforts by focusing on promoting exports, attracting foreign investment and enhancing Utah’s status [...]
World Trade Center Utah Awards Grants to 10 Utah Companies to Help Export and Expand Internationally
SALT LAKE CITY – World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) recently awarded funding to 10 Utah companies as part of the Utah Export Acceleration Grant (EAG). Created to help small and medium-sized businesses actualize their international business goals, the EAG is administered by WTC Utah and made possible through a generous contribution by JPMorgan Chase & Co. “JPMorgan Chase & [...]
Presented by Gov. Gary R. Herbert, the annual Utah Global Forum on Nov. 8, 2018, convened national experts, diplomats from Utah’s largest international trade markets and more than 400 Utah business leaders to discuss the opportunities and challenges for Utah to increase its global trade and investment.
President's Message In early October we conducted a productive trade mission to Shanghai and Beijing, which we have highlighted in the Market Focus section of this newsletter. Now we are looking forward to the Utah Global Forum, which takes place Nov. 8 at the Grand America Hotel. There are still [...]
World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) led Utah government and business leaders on a trade mission to Shanghai and Beijing last week to broaden and strengthen the Utah-China trade relationship.
Salt Lake City – Ben Stein, known for his economic lessons on and off-screen, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Utah Global Forum hosted by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. The event, which is a joint effort between World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah), the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Salt Lake Chamber, will take place on Nov. 8 at the Grand America Hotel.
President's Message President’s Message As I become immersed in the Utah culture of collaboration and cooperation, I am continually impressed by the forward-thinking leadership we have across so many government, business and private organizations across the state. As we look forward, a thought that is frequently on my mind is [...]
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.