TROY, Mich. (AP) - Michigan businesses can learn about export opportunities at four events taking place this week across the Lower Peninsula.
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. is presenting Global Trade Days starting Monday in Troy, where Gov. Rick Snyder is expected give an afternoon presentation.
Others events this week for Global Trade Days are scheduled for Wednesday in Lansing, Thursday in Grand Rapids and Friday in the Traverse City area. The workshops are designed to help companies tap into foreign markets and diversify customer bases.
The events will include presentations from specialists who focus on Canada, Mexico, China, the United Arab Emirates and Brazil. Officials say those nations are among the state's top export markets.
For more on the MEDC and its initiatives, visit: http://www.michiganbusiness.org/
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