With $200,000 in funding, the Wichita City Council embarked on year three of a five-year plan to boost business exports from Kansas.
The council renewed its economic development service agreement with Kansas Global Trade Services, which provides training, advice and networking opportunities for Kansas businesses to sell products overseas.
The money goes to fund the Wichita-South Central Kansas Regional Export Plan.
Karyn Page, Kansas Global’s chief executive, told the council that the project has helped spur $23.7 million in exports.
(Read more: Wichita Eagle)