Is your business thriving in the digital economy? For over 20 years, the internet has increasingly connected people and businesses worldwide, allowing for near-real-time communication, as well as more accurate and timely market research. Digital technology has expanded the potential market for all businesses… Read More
    Is your business thriving in the digital economy? For over 20 years, the internet has increasingly connected people and businesses worldwide, allowing for near-real-time communication, as well as more accurate and timely market research. Digital technology has expanded the potential market for all businesses… Read More
    Companies source products from abroad for many purposes: direct sales in the U.S. market; components to make their products more competitive; or equipment to improve their own production. Whatever the reason, it’s important to understand the advantages and risks of buying from an overseas seller. The… Read More
    Scandinavia, a subset of the Nordic countries, consists of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. While you may not have targeted this region in Northern Europe as a growth market for your business in the past, 2016 is the right time to explore potential for a robust trade relationship between… Read More
    If you want to improve and expand international business activity for your company, you can’t afford to miss Export Forum 2015. The opening session will feature an overview on the global economy with current snapshots and forecasts for the primary international trade markets for Maine businesses:… Read More
    Join us for our annual Canada program… Energy costs are one of the top three business expenses in many small businesses. For Maine companies doing business internationally, energy costs have a direct impact on global competitiveness. Collaboration on energy projects within our region plays an important… Read More
    As commerce becomes ever more globalized, importing has become a vital activity for many businesses. But importing means different things to different types of companies. For manufacturers, importing may involve sourcing components, while other companies are importing new products for resale in the United States. Regardless of the… Read More
    What does “The New North” mean for Maine? For the first time since the 1970s, Maine exporters have increased access to Europe and Nordic countries. At the same time, major economic development projects from Canada to Greenland and on to Scandinavia are opening new markets for the… Read More
    The Central Maine Growth Council, TD Bank, and Maine International Trade Center invite you to attend Growing Trade & Global Outreach in Central Maine. Topics include: Maine and the Global Marketplace, Developing Successful Foreign Trade Zones, and Business Incubators for International Trade Development. The… Read More
    Whether or not Panama will be a “game changer” in international trade is yet to be decided, but this lunch and learn program provides an insightful overview of current and future trade opportunities in this key Central American country. Topics include top prospects in trade of goods and… Read More
    MITC, the Consulate General of Mexico, and Savatteri Law Firm of Portland are pleased to present “The Changing Mexico,” a fresh look at Latin America’s second largest economy featuring speakers from the Consulate, ProMexico, and the US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce. Learn more and register online at… Read More
    Maine International Trade Day is the state’s premier annual international-focused business event bringing together more than 250 leading professionals from Maine, New England, and Canada to discuss new developments, current challenges, and future opportunities in international trade. This year’s program theme is “Marketing: Near and Far”… Read More
    Contrary to conventional wisdom, the largest supplier of energy to the United States isn’t located in the Middle East, but right next door in Canada. Consistently ranking as one of the world’s top 10 energy producers, Canada exported $111 billion in energy products last year, including oil, natural… Read More
    One of Latin America’s most dynamic emerging markets, the Republic of Colombia offers Maine exporters a wealth of opportunities in a number of different sectors. US exports to Colombia have increased by almost 300% since 2000, and in 2012 the US-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) reduced barriers to… Read More