Appalachian Regional Commission and the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service signed a Export Promotion Partnership that will increase exports in Appalachian-based businesses. The partnership will work to increase awareness about exporting among small and mid-sized businesses. Thirteen states are covered by this initiative.
Here is the press release from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Washington, D.C., November 15, 2012 — Charles A. Ford, Deputy Director General of the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service (U.S. Commercial Service), and Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-Chair Earl F. Gohl, today signed a new Export Promotion Partnership aimed at boosting exports from Appalachian-based businesses. Read more »