Minnesota: Resources

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development: Exporting and International Trade

This website developed by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development supplies information regarding exporting and entering international trade for the State of Minnesota. The resource also provides features on counseling in exports, export financing, market research, trade resources, and several other related topics.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 27, 2016

Minnesota District Export Council

The Minnesota District Export Council (MNDEC) is a non-profit organization providing export assistance not only to Minnesota but the United States at large. The site addresses many basic exporting questions, offers free counseling, a variety of export forms and tools, and some international market research resources. For Minnesota in particular, the site provides contacts to a number of different information sources not online.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 27, 2016

Minnesota Foreign Trade Zones

The Minnesota Foreign Trade Zones site explains what exactly a foreign trade zone is, benefits of operating in one, where the foreign trade zones are located as well as how to become a part of one.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 27, 2016

Minnesota Secretary of State

This Minnesota Secretary of State page provides access to scores of business forms and documents for operating in Minnesota.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 27, 2016

Minnesota Small Business Development Centers

The Minnesota Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) aims to help small business in Minnesota offering business services for pre-venture businesses, start-up businesses, and established businesses. Training workshops and seminars are offered as well. An online sign-up form is provided to allow clients to request free counseling services.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 27, 2016

U.S Commercial Service in North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota

The North Dakota branch of the Department of Commerce specializes in helping small to medium sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 3, 2016

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U.S. Commercial Service in Minnesota

The Minnesota branch of the Department of Commerce that specializes in helping small to medium sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 27, 2016

United States: Product Distribution Laws in Minnesota - A Lexwork International Exclusive

This document outlines Minnesota's laws regarding franchises, distributors, sales representatives, and how their contracts are to be created. Prepared by: Mackall, Crounse & Moore PLC.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 27, 2016

Tags: Trade Law Compendium

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