In the News


Virtual Resources to Explore Global Markets

May 7, 2020

Join MEDC�s Alyssa Tracey, Director of International Trade, and Brendan Cherry, Navy veteran and International Trade Manager, as they explain how you can utilize virtual resources to grow international sales.

Discover New Opportunities in Brazil with Tariff Reductions

May 6, 2020

Brazil announced the temporary reduction of tariffs for certain items, many of which are related to the automotive, aerospace, and other sectors. Automotive and aerospace tariff reductions are in place until 2021.

Increases to MI-STEP Budget Categories

May 4, 2020

It was recently announced that MI-STEP annual reimbursement limits for select budget categories were raised. Additionally, website localization costs are now eligible for up to 75% reimbursement, up from 50%, now through September 30, 2020.

MEDC & IBT Online Webinar Series

April 13, 2020

Join the webinar and learn what the MEDC's International Trade team is doing to help Michigan companies. Grants and funding are available today, notably to support innovative solutions for small-medium size businesses.

Are you worried about international sales due to COVID-19? 

March 24, 2020

Export Credit Insurance protects you from these scenarios and more, reducing the risk of buyer nonpayment and allowing you to commit to export sales without fear of loss during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Pure Michigan Business Connect offering virtual, statewide matchmaking platform for suppliers, buyers providing critical response to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Free portal offers opportunity for service providers and suppliers to access virtual introductions for sourcing products and services critical to response for COVID-19

South Korea & Japan Mission Postponed Until August

March 18, 2020

The GSGP Trade Mission to South Korea and Japan is rescheduled to August 17-21 2020. The deadline to register is now June 2, 2020.

EXIM Extends Program Waivers, Extensions, and Other Provisions to U.S. Customers and Lenders Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

March 16, 2020

Washington, D.C. � Today, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) announced relief measures for U.S. exporters and financial institutions due to the anticipated effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

Learn More About Japan

February 19, 2020

Are you interested in learning more about growing exports to Japan? We have two great events coming up for you in February and March!

Trade Mission to South Korea and Japan

January 13, 2020

Ready to export products and services to East Asia? Join the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers trade mission to South Korea and Japan.

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