Trade Officials see Merit in Increased Wisconsin-China Partnership [Excerpt from WPR – 9/25/09]

The worldwide recession has taken it’s toll on Wisconsin’s foreign exports, but it’s trade balance with China has taken only a one percent dip this year. State officials just back from a trade mission to China, say China has weathered the global economic crisis and trade with Wisconsin is likely to accelerate over the next few years.

Zach Brandon, executive assistant of the Wisconsin Department of Commerce and Mary Regel, director of International in the Wisconsin Department of Commerce presented their findings at a lunch hosted by the Division of International Studies and Wisconsin China Initiative.

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