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Jessica Reynolds is Regional Manager for India and Africa at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Maryland businesses are poised to pursue international development work. The diversity of our workforce, generosity of our people and proximity to international development clients makes this industry a natural fit for Maryland businesses

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As President Barack Obama wrapped up the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit this week in Washington, D.C., he urged more American companies and investors to get involved in African economies. “Some of the fastest-growing economies in the world. A growing middle class. Expanding sectors like manufacturing and retail. One of the fastest-growing telecommunications

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Navigating the diverse barriers to foreign trade can be a challenge. Fortunately for businesses in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. region, a bevy of experts and organizations stand ready to assist companies in launching or expanding their export operations. The 2014 Celebration of International Trade: Conference and Exposition—sponsored by the Maryland/DC District Export

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ANNAPOLIS, MD (March 6, 2014) –  Governor Martin O’Malley joined more than 300 Maryland business leaders last night at the 18th Annual World Trade Center Institute’s International Business Leadership Awards and announced that Maryland’s trade exports climbed to a record $11.8 billion in 2013. Trade to countries that Maryland has strategically

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A growing number of travelers are choosing Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport as their gateway to the world. International traffic surged about 20 percent in 2013, airport officials announced. Last year represented the second busiest year in the airport’s 40-year history, with a total of 22,498,353 commercial passengers. Passenger totals broke records in

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The new global marketplace is in need of responsible and innovative leadership. The World Trade Center Institute (WTCI)—the largest international business network in the mid-Atlantic, housed in Baltimore’s World Trade Center—is committed to fostering and celebrating those leaders in Maryland’s business community. With that goal in mind, the WTCI announced the

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ANNAPOLIS, MD (December 5, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley joined Rio de Janeiro Governor Sergio Cabral Filho last night to sign an agreement to share best practices for keeping both the Chesapeake Bay and Rio’s Guanabara Bay clean, healthy and sustainable. The agreement aims to connect the more than three

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ANNAPOLIS, MD (December 4, 2013) – Midway through a trade mission to Brazil, Governor Martin O’Malley today joined Rio de Janeiro Governor Sergio Cabral Filho to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Maryland-Rio Partners of the Americas, and to sign a joint declaration celebrating the partnership. “I am pleased to

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ANNAPOLIS, MD (December 3, 2013) – On a trade mission to Brazil, Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that Brace Pharmaceuticals, an investment company created by EMS S/A, Brazil’s largest domestic pharmaceutical company, has opened its U.S. headquarters in Montgomery County and plans to invest $200 million into the new operation.

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Joined by more 30 Maryland businesses, higher education leaders and government officials, Governor Martin O’Malley today kicked off an economic development mission to Brazil, which has one of the fastest growing major economies in the world and is the largest economy of the Latin American nations. After arriving in Brazil’s

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