About World Trade Center Chicago

Our goal is to meet the universal challenge of American businesses, especially small-to-medium sized businesses, and transform them into better foreign traders through regional job growth and professional development.

World Trade Center Chicago is an important regional tool that empowers members of the regional business community to increase their trade by tapping into the World Trade Center Association’s vast network. World Trade Center Chicago’s mission is to create jobs by utilizing its expertise in trade strategies and institutional real estate investment and development in order to cultivate Chicago’s regional international profile.

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Oct 10, 2019

World shares mostly dip as China, US to resume trade talks

“World stock markets were mostly lower on Thursday as investors looked ahead to the re-opening of trade talks between the U.S. and China. Markets have grown increasingly jittery in recent days over the talks as conflicting rumors swirled and rifts surfaced between the Chinese government and private American enterprises, such as the NBA and Apple […]

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Sep 13, 2019

Chicago Area Remembers 9/11

“From the city to the suburbs, events all over the Chicago area are paying tribute to the victims and heroes of 9/11. ‘We can never forget, and we’ve got to keep giving testimony to the lives that were lost,’ Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.” Read more here.

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Aug 29, 2019

Illinois farmers, manufacturers push for trade agreements

“Chicago’s Federal Reserve branch projects slower economic growth. Illinois’ major industries say getting trade deals in place with Canada, Mexico and Japan would be a boost for growth.” Read more here.  

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