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February 2015 Global Pulse: Insights on Maryland exporting Signe Pringle is Program Director of the Office of International Investment and Trade within the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. 

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A host of public officials, including Vice President Joe Biden, announced a major investment in the Port of Baltimore on Monday. The event, held at the Seagirt Marine Terminal in Dundalk, highlighted a $10 million federal grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program, known as TIGER. The Maryland Department of

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BALTIMORE, MD (July 19, 2013) – Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary Dominick Murray today joined Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton and officials from Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals, a generic prescription pharmaceuticals company, to break ground on an expansion of the company’s U.S. headquarters in Salisbury. The expansion, which will

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Governor Martin O’Malley on June 18 attended the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and France’s Calais Economic Development Corporation and Investment Promotion Agency aimed at increasing economic development and trade relationships between the two regions. As part of

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Incorrect weather data may leave you without an umbrella on a rainy day, but its effects can also be far more severe. “Maybe you’re left unprepared for the next hurricane, maybe life is lost or property is damaged, maybe the crops aren’t watered on time. Accurate weather data is really

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They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but if you’re an entrepreneur, a competitor’s copycat product can have devastating effects on your business. Fortunately, intellectual property protection and product development and growth strategies can help keep your startup ahead of the pack. The Maryland Venture Fund, on June

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Perhaps you’re considering testing your product in the international market—but where do you begin? The first-ever Maryland/DC Celebration of International Trade 2013 gathered dozens of industry and governmental exporting experts in Linthicum Heights on Tuesday. Over 325 attended the Maryland/DC District Export Council conference, which was sponsored in part by the Maryland Department of Business

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A growing number of products and services are traveling the world through Maryland’s borders­, and several programs are available to help continue that trend. In 2012, Maryland’s exports reached a record $11.8 billion. It was one of few states to increase its number of goods and services launched into the

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Over $11.8 billion in merchandise traveled out of Maryland and into markets around the world in 2012. While Maryland already has a flourishing export market, the Maryland/DC District Export Council is working to build that number even higher. The DEC plans to hold its first-ever Celebration of International Trade in Linthicum Heights on May 21, with

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Soaring above the Baltimore skyline, four new 400-foot cranes stand ready to move containers from some of the world’s largest ships. A widened Panama Canal, expected to be completed by 2015, will allow super post-Panamax ships to travel through Central America. The recent crane installation at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt

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