Considered one of the key economic generators of the State, it’s no surprise the Port of Baltimore is breaking records year after year. A record 9.7 million tons of cargo came through Baltimore’s public marine terminals last year. Nearly 800,000 automobiles were handled by the public and private terminals—the highest
Whether you’re a longshoreman at the Port of Baltimore or the owner of an electronics company that ships to the United Kingdom, you play a role in Maryland’s $12.2 billion international trade market. Maryland exports supported 59,650 jobs in 2014, an increase of 3,802 (6.8 percent) from 2009, the U.S. Department of
Demand for low-cost international travel is surging and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the growing market. “We are very optimistic about the future here at BWI. Prospects are very positive for international growth,” said Jonathan Dean, manager of the division of communications at BWI.
March was a busy four weeks for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), especially within the Office of International Investment and Trade (OIIT). With the month coming to a close, the International team recaps its recent outreach efforts aimed toward promoting Maryland in the global marketplace.
When it comes to bringing your goods and services to the international marketplace, consider Maryland your gateway. State exports reached a record high of $12.2 billion in 2014, up from $11.8 billion in 2013, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced Thursday. How did Maryland do it? Much of that answer
Demand for cybersecurity products and services extend well beyond our nation’s borders. For companies looking to capitalize on international interest in cyber defense, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is here to help. DBED and the U.S. Commercial Service in Baltimore will host a webinar at 10 a.m. on
Maryland is known across the globe for its innovative medical industry. Nowhere is that more apparent than at MEDICA, the world’s largest medical trade show held every year in Dusseldorf, Germany. Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) Secretary Dominick Murray is leading a delegation of eight Maryland medical companies
Hungry for information technology, the international marketplace is increasingly looking to Maryland. Demand is particularly strong in Asia and Latin America. The United States continues to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade agreement with Australia, Brunei, Chile, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. And among
In this increasingly globalized world, Maryland companies are extending their reach beyond traditional trading partners. Business opportunities in the developing world are greater than ever. Governor Martin O’Malley’s International Advisory Council, founded in 2009, is keenly aware of the challenges facing Maryland companies looking to work with new trading partners.
El Salvador is Central America’s smallest country, but a new deal with the state of Maryland signals the potential for big economic growth. Governor Martin O’Malley arrived in El Salvador yesterday, becoming the first Maryland governor to do so. There, he signed a memorandum of understanding between the state and El