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Office of International Trade: Missouri

Office Information:

Missouri Department of Economic Development
Dept. of Economic Development
Harry S Truman Building, Room 720
301 W. High Street
Jefferson City, MO    65101

Contact:

Ms.  Ann Pardalos
Manager, International Trade & Investment Office
573-751-6605
573-751-7384

Authorized Representative:

Mr.  Davin Althoff
Director of Financial Systems
573-526-7863
573-522-5005

Federal Funding: $1,017,448

Description:

The STEP program enables the State of Missouri to augment participation in its Missouri State Trade & Export Promotion = Unlimited Possibilities (MO STEP=UP) program, which has served as a valuable tool to Missouri’s trade efforts and outreach through one-stop-shopping for Missouri small businesses wishing to take part. Additionally, the MO STEP-UP BRIC(K) initiative offers funding considerations for markets in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Korea in an effort to capitalize on small business growth in these areas. In addition to the STEP=UP activities, Missouri will also hold Governor-led trade missions to 9 international locations in Asia and Europe.