Global economic transformation: May is World Trade Month - start thinking globally.

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International trade is vital to our region's economic transformation. To continue the chamber's long-standing tradition of paying honor to the Consular Corps of Detroit and recognizing a World Trader of the Year, this issue of the Detroiter includes a special section on the 2009 World Trader of the Year, Yousif Ghafari, founder, Ghafari Associates LLC, who will be honored at the chamber's first World Trade Breakfast (see p. 24 for more information).


This section also includes information on the Detroit Regional Economic Partnership's recent trip to India - a prime example of world trade in action and the chamber's work to bring more business expansion to the Detroit region. Complementing this piece is an article by chamber member Mahesh Nayak on how you can create business ties to India and see that world trade is truly within a small business's...

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