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  • July 27, 2021 - Gov. Little urges Biden, Canadian prime minister to open U.S.-Canada border

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined the governors of Montana and North Dakota and two premiers of Canadian provinces in urging President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to “restore normal movement” and securely open the United States-Canada border immediately. Business, shopping, and tourism between the two countries remain slowed because of […]

  • April 30, 2021 - Gov. Little’s virtual trade mission to Mexico continues to strengthen Idaho economy

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little said today he is seeing early positive results from Idaho’s first virtual trade mission to Mexico last week. Mexico is Idaho’s fourth largest export destination, accounting for the purchase of $224.2 million in Idaho products in 2020. Export markets continue to be critical to Idaho businesses and the state’s […]

  • October 18, 2019 - Governor Little departs for his first official trade mission to Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little departs tonight for Taiwan and Hong Kong on his first official trade mission as Idaho’s 33rd Governor. First Lady Teresa Little, Idaho Department of Commerce Director Tom Kealey, and Idaho State Department of Agriculture Director Celia Gould will join the Governor on the nine-day trade mission. Taiwan is Idaho’s […]

  • September 23, 2019 - Governor’s diplomatic mission to Europe opens doors to new international economic ties

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little and First Lady Teresa Little concluded a six-day diplomatic mission Friday to strengthen Idaho’s ties with the Basque Country, the Netherlands, and Ireland. “A strong economy in Idaho depends on positive relationships between our state and international companies that do business here or are looking to expand in Idaho,” […]

  • September 11, 2019 - Governor, First Lady join European diplomatic mission to promote economic development in Idaho

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little, First Lady Teresa Little, and Idaho officials will depart for Europe on Saturday for a six-day diplomatic mission to promote positive economic relations between the State of Idaho and the Basque Country, the Netherlands, and Ireland. Idaho Department of Commerce Director Tom Kealey and Idaho State Department of Agriculture […]

  • March 25, 2019 - OPINION: Congress must approve Trump’s trade agreement with Canada and Mexico

    By Governor Brad Little Our neighbors to the north and south play an integral part in Idaho’s economy. A trade agreement being considered for approval by Congress would enable Idaho businesses to continue competing in a global market and enhance their customer base in North America. Congress must ratify President Trump’s United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) […]