NEWS & UPDATES

March 9, 2020

As of March 5th, 2020 ArDEC has welcomed six new members, in addition to 14 existing members who were reappointed, as well as a new administrative coordinator and intern. Get to know our new members here! 

Heather Dumas

Heather Dumas is the founder and president of HD Custom Brokers, a client centric business focused on helping small to mid-sized companies successfully import their goods and products into the United States. Heather is a Certified Customs Specialist and holds a...

March 6, 2020

The Arkansas District Export Council has appointed six (6) new members, in addition to fourteen (14) existing members who were reappointed on March 5th, 2020. These members are set to begin serving their four-year terms this month. Appointment to the DEC is an honor granted by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. It is based upon leadership, status in the local business community, knowledge of day-to-day international operations, interest in export developments, and a willingness and abili...

October 14, 2019

Incoterms® 2020 will be the latest version of the authoritative rules that define the responsibilities of buyers and sellers for the delivery of goods when they become effective January 1, 2020. The terms and their associated rules contain details about the parties’ obligations, risk and costs that go far beyond what is commonly thought.  This presentation will help you understand those details and how to choose which Incoterm is appropriate for your transaction.

For details on locatio...

June 19, 2019

Grow Your Exports Seminar is a trade education program of the Arkansas District Export Council (ArDEC), that offers consistent, high-quality export education and training to local U.S. exporters. Grow Your Exports Seminar offers low cost training with high cost value.

Registration fee is $79 for 1; $129 for 2; $159 for 3 people from the same company. If you are a student, the registration fee is $20 with proof of enrollment.

In order to complete the registration process you must purchas...

March 27, 2019

The Doing Business in Asia seminar covers what Arkansas companies need to know about doing business in Asia. Special attention will be paid to India, the fastest growing economy in 2018. 

The key speaker is Paul Frost, a commercial diplomat in the U.S. Commercial Service, with a background in international credit risk management, trade finance, commercial banking and foreign direct investment. For more information on Paul Frost, click here

Registration fee is $79 for 1; $129 for...

February 22, 2019

Grow Your Exports Seminar is a trade education program of the Arkansas District Export Council (ArDEC), that offers consistent, high-quality export education and training to local U.S. exporters. Grow Your Exports Seminar offers low cost training with high cost value.

Registration fee is $79 for 1; $129 for 2; $159 for 3 people from the same company. If you are a student, the registration fee is $20 with proof of enrollment. Your registration will include the most recent edition of A B...

December 12, 2018

ITA’s new Market Diversification Tool can help you identify potential new export markets. Enter what products you make and the markets you currently export to, and the tool uses an algorithm to rank potential markets. 

  • It uses product-specific trade and tariff data and economy-level macroeconomic and governance data to suggest which markets make sense for further research.

  • You can tailor the search to your needs, focusing on specific regions and markets and changing how the di...

December 5, 2018

The United Kingdom (UK) will leave the European Union (EU) on March 29, 2019. It is now urgent that businesses in the EU start preparing for the UK’s withdrawal, if they have not yet done so. Review the factsheet attached below for more details on how to prepare for Brexit. 

Click here to learn more.

July 2, 2018

Grow Your Exports Seminar is a trade education program of the Arkansas District Export Council (ArDEC), that offers consistent, high-quality export education and training to local U.S. exporters. Grow Your Exports Seminar offers low cost training with high cost value.

Registration fee is $79. Your registration will include lunch and the most recent edition of A Basic Guide To Exporting book.

You can mail a check to:

ArDEC & U.S. Commercial Services

700 West Capitol Avenue, Room 4413

Little...

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