Joined by U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Congressman John Carney, dozens of local business leaders, as well as state and local officials, Governor Markell welcomed Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to the Port of Wilmington to discuss ways the two countries can increase trade opportunities and strengthen business relationships.
The Port of Wilmington has reached an unprecedented five year agreement with Fresh Fruit Maroc, a Moroccan association of citrus growers and exporters, which will ensure Delaware continues to be the North American distribution hub for its clementines through 2017.
Governor Jack Markell U.S. Sens. Tom Carper, Chris Coons and Congressman John Carney (all D-Del.), announced a $10 million grant award to the Diamond State Port Corporation from the United States Department of Transportation
President Ollanta Humala, Ambassador Harold Forsyth and Delaware Governor Jack Markell met in Washington to discuss cooperation between the Republic of Peru and the State of Delaware, covering agriculture, education, science and technology, culture and trade