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Export Counseling and Assistance

Our regional trade managers guide companies through the challenges of conducting international business.

From basic guidance for companies new to exporting, to technical, regulatory and logistical information for more experienced companies, to market intelligence and research, to the art conducting business across borders and cultures, our regional trade managers have answers for your most pressing questions.

Trade Assistance Helpline

For general trade assistance the helpline at 651-259-7498 to reach a regional trade manager who can either answer your questions or make appropriate referrals. Email us and someone will followup with you quickly.

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Market or Industry Specific Assistance

For trade questions that are related to specific markets or industries, contact the appropriate regional trade manager listed below.

Market Experts

Canada and Mexico (NAFTA)

Barbara Mattson
651-259-7490

Latin America and the Caribbean

Rachel Limon
651-259-7492

Greater China, Southeast Asia and Pacific Oceania

Vacant

Japan, Korea and ASEAN

Sarah Walbert
651-259-7482

European Union and Western Europe

Steve Riedel
651-259-7494

Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Nikolay Megits, PhD
651-259-7495

Middle East, India and Africa

Abdiwahab Mohamed
651-259-7484

Industry Experts

Agribusiness & Machinery

Nikolay Megits, PhD
651-259-7495

Education

Rachel Limon
651-259-7492

Environmental and Energy

Steve Riedel
651-259-7494

Medical and Health Care

Sarah Walbert
651-259-7482

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