National tour makes first stop in Minnesota, working with local businesses to grow exports, expand jobsSt. Paul, MN – The National Export Initiative today announced that it will conduct a national “New Markets, New Jobs” tour to help small businesses expand exports. The tour’s first stop will be Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 17th. U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk, Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills and Export-Import Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg will join Governor Dayton and Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak in working directly with local small and medium sized businesses at the day-long forum to talk about how they can expand their markets and create new jobs.
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