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March 13, 2014
Governor picks reps for SD trade mission to China
Mitchell's Muth Electric, Alexandria's Sharp Industries sending representatives on trade mission.
March 13, 2014 - 4:01pm
South Dakota exports grow to nearly $1.6B
South Dakota’s top trading partners in 2013, in order, were Canada, $689 million; Mexico, $374 million; Saudi Arabia, $69 million; China, $48 million; and Japan, $40 million.
February 13, 2014 - 7:11am
February 4, 2014
Groups say meat labeling rules could start trade war
By Dirk Lammers Meat and livestock groups upset that Congress opted in the new farm bill not to back off from mandatory country of origin labeling requirements are worried the issue could start a trade war with Canada and Mexico. Previous labeling rules required only the country...
February 4, 2014 - 7:16am
January 30, 2014
Country of Origin Labeling divides some organizations
By Wendy Reuer FARGO, N.D. — While most farmers and ranchers celebrated when the U.S. House passed a farm bill Wednesday, some regional beef producers who hoped to exclude a provision that demands “Product of the U.S.A.” labels on American meat weren’t pleased. Country...
January 30, 2014 - 6:55am
November 13, 2013
SD sends beef trade mission to Russia
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Agriculture Department recently joined with its counterparts in Montana and Kansas to send a beef trade mission to Russia. Officials say Russia wants to rebuild its beef industry, and that means South Dakota producers have a huge opportunity to...
November 13, 2013 - 2:54pm
August 15, 2013
Germany poised to overtake US as world's No. 2 exporter
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany could overtake the United States to become the world's second-biggest exporter this year, but its share of global trade is likely to dip as its exports lag global expansion, German chambers of commerce said on Thursday. Europe's biggest economy, currently...
August 15, 2013 - 8:40pm
August 14, 2013
SD leading 3-state trade mission to Russia
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Agriculture Department is leading a three-state trade mission to Russia to tout beef cow genetics in the Northern Plains. Officials with the state agriculture departments in Kansas and Montana also will be involved in the trip planned for late October,...
August 14, 2013 - 11:03am
August 6, 2013
Report: Trade supports 124k jobs in SD
International trade supports an estimated 124,000 jobs in South Dakota and generated $3.8 billion in goods exports in 2012, according to the Business Roundtable, highlights these and other facts about trade in a new state-by-state analysis. Drawing from new Business Roundtable research...
August 6, 2013 - 2:51pm
May 2, 2013
Thune requests scrutiny of European ethanol decision
U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., this week sent a letter along with several of his colleagues urging evaluation of a recent decision by the European...
May 2, 2013 - 9:44pm
January 8, 2013
Hong Kong trade director visiting SD
PIERRE (AP) -- The director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco is visiting Pierre on Wednesday to meet with Gov. Dennis Daugaard and other economic leaders. Jeff Leung has directed the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco since August 200...
January 8, 2013 - 6:59am
August 3, 2012
Applications taken for trade mission
PIERRE -- Applications are being accepted for funding to a South Dakota agricultural producer or beef industry representative interested in attending the October beef genetics trade mission to Russia, co-hosted by the South Dakota, Kansas and Montana departments of agriculture. ...
August 3, 2012 - 6:33am
July 31, 2012
Japanese ambassador urges SD to trade with Japan
PIERRE (AP) -- Japan's ambassador to the United States says he wants to see his nation conduct more business with South Dakota. Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki met Monday with South Dakota Gov.
July 31, 2012 - 7:41am
July 20, 2012
Senator: Opportunity for SD beef sales to Taiwan
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota state senator says the state could reap millions in beef exports if Taiwan votes soon to lift an import ban on U.S. beef. Republican Shantel Krebs recently traveled to China and Taiwan as part of a trade and goodwill mission. She is chairwoman of...
July 20, 2012 - 9:14am
June 12, 2012
Chinese delegation visits Ethan farm
ETHAN -- A Chinese delegation visited a rural Ethan farm Tuesday to see where some of the country's soybean supply is produced. Matt Bainbridge,...
June 12, 2012 - 11:40pm
Ethan family hosting China trade delegation
ETHAN (AP) -- An Ethan family on Tuesday is hosting a group of pork producers and industry members from China. The trade team is in South Dakota on a 10-day study tour of the Midwest that's sponsored by the U.S. Soybean Export Council. The group attended the World Pork Expo in Des...
June 12, 2012 - 9:06am