US Companies Planning Trade Mission to Middle East

The Mississippi Development Authority is planning a trade mission to the Middle East at the end of March for a at least 15 companies looking to expand their businesses to countries in the region ready to establish new partnerships.

The mission will be visiting Jordan and Dubai, said MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough Jr. He added that the area was eager to form partnerships with the Mississippi-based companies.

Some of the companies which are participating are Belmont-based manufacturer of air compressors Wood Industries and Bio Soil Enhancers, a business based in Hattiesburg that produces microbial products to increase production of crops without the use of fertilizers.