Tagged: world trade center arkansas

Trump’s Tariffs: Steel Builders Weigh In

by Kyle Massey 4/16/2018 12:00 am

President Donald Trump’s trade skirmish with China may pose a billion-dollar threat to Arkansas’ economy, or may be just a blip, a negotiating tactic.

EDA Awards $1.4M in Grants to Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2016 2:56 pm

The Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce announces a trio of grants totaling $1.4 million to three recipients in northwest Arkansas.

Arkansas Building Business Partnerships with Nigeria

by Alexis Crowe 10/8/2015 11:04 am

The World Trade Center Arkansas announces deals with the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce to support Arkansas companies building strategic partnerships with Nigerian firms.

World Trade Center Arkansas Gets $600k Grant to Help Boost State Economy

by Mark Carter 9/29/2014 10:39 am

The World Trade Center Arkansas in Rogers, an affiliate of the University of Arkansas, has received a $600,000 federal grant to expand its outreach services to strengthen the state’s economy, the university announced Monday.

Stalled Asian Trade Deal Could Impact Arkansas Crops

by Rick Fahr 8/25/2014 12:00 am

There is nothing simple about international trade agreements, and Arkansas farmers, ranchers and loggers have found themselves caught in the middle of tense talks as U.S. officials try to finalize a huge deal in Asia.

Dan Hendrix of the World Trade Center Arkansas On How the World Views Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

Dan Hendrix, who spearheaded the establishment of the World Trade Center Arkansas in 2007, talks to Arkansas Business about introducing Arkansas companies to the global market and what products other countries want from the state.

With Alumnus As President, UA Counts Connections to Panama

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

Almost lost in our Executive Q&A with Dan Hendrix, who heads the World Trade Center Arkansas in Rogers, was this question: How does your affiliation with the University of Arkansas benefit the center?

Value of Arkansas Exports Rises 6.5 Percent in 2011

by Jan Cottingham 12/10/2012 12:00 am

Arkansas companies saw the value of their exports rise 6.5 percent in 2011 compared with 2010, beneficiaries of an improving global economy.

Walton College Engages the World, Programs Help Students and Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2012 12:00 am

In a time when it is imperative for almost every business to think globally, the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas is actively engaging with the world. The diverse Walton College programs, through its Global Engagement Office and other intiatives, help businesses in other countries while opening up opportunities for University of Arkansas students to have enriching experiences all over the world.