State and Local Workforce Activities
(November 19, 2012)
Appalachian Businesses to Get Export Boost from New Partnership
ARC Federal Co-Chair Earl F. Gohl and Charles A. Ford, deputy director general of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service (U.S. Commercial Service) have signed into creation a new Export Promotion Partnership aimed at boosting exports from businesses based in the 13-state Appalachian Region.
The new partnership will enhance ongoing cooperation and coordination between the two agencies to increase export awareness among small and medium-sized firms. The partnership will leverage the tools and resources both organizations can provide to help Appalachian businesses with their export efforts.