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United Arab Emirates Diplomats Explore Investment and Partnership Opportunities in Utah

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.

December 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Newsletter – December 5, 2018

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 [...]

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: News, Newsletters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 & [...]

November 26th, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Fifth Annual Utah Global Forum Attracts Local Business Leaders and International Partners

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.

November 9th, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Utah Global Forum Announces Keynote Speaker Ben Stein

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.

October 11th, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|0 Comments

Newsletter – October 9, 2018

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 [...]

October 8th, 2018|Categories: News, Newsletters, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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