Ag Commissioner Gipson Announces Opening of New Intercontinental Trade Office on the Mississippi Gulf Coastline | Mississippi Politics and Information

Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced the opening of a new worldwide trade place of work on the Mississippi Gulf Coast today. The business office, positioned in the Bolton Constructing in Biloxi, will enhance the Mississippi Office of Agriculture and Commerce’s international internet marketing endeavours as a result of the advertising of Mississippi’s commodities and merchandise, such as aquaculture. Commissioner Gipson was joined by Mike McCormick, President of Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Normal Joe Spraggins, Director of the Mississippi Section of Maritime Assets and Bernadette Wiltz-Lang, Govt Director of the Southern U.S. Trade Affiliation.

“I am delighted to announce nowadays that the Mississippi Section of Agriculture and Commerce will be growing our existence in the point out with an office on the Mississippi Gulf Coastline.  The Gulf Coastline is at the heart of substantially of our state’s global trade initiatives. This supplemental office will generate an increased interest in the state’s agriculture and aquaculture commodities, significantly for exports, and will enable us to have a nearer pulse on the agriculture and commerce problems constituents in South Mississippi are dealing with,” claimed Commissioner Gipson.

The global trade workplace will carry out trainings for area organizations intrigued in exploring worldwide marketplaces and will educate agricultural and food small business on the marketing and advertising and money prospects offered by means of the Southern U.S. Trade Affiliation, a non-gain trade association which Commissioner Gipson presently serves as President. In addition, this new MDAC place of work will address agricultural and commerce challenges in South Mississippi.

“Agriculture is not only the largest field in our point out it is also the spine of the economic climate for many of our communities. In get to grow the marketplace even further, we have to take advantage of new and emerging marketplaces, and a single of the main features of this workplace will be to recognize these markets,” explained Commissioner Gipson.

Organizations intrigued in discovering far more about worldwide trade and marketing and advertising options and the Southern U.S. Trade Affiliation can get in touch with the Market Progress Division of the Mississippi Division of Agriculture and Commerce at 601-359-1159.

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6/14/2021