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116J.978 MINNESOTA TRADE OFFICES IN FOREIGN MARKETS.

(a) The commissioner of employment and economic development shall establish three new Minnesota Trade Offices in key foreign markets selected for their potential to increase Minnesota exports and attract foreign direct investment.

(b) The commissioner shall establish a performance rating system for the new offices established under this section and create specific annual goals for the offices to meet. The commissioner shall monitor activities of the office, including, but not limited to, the number of inquiries and projects received and completed, meetings arranged between Minnesota companies and potential investors, distributors, or customers, and agreements signed.