Mo. gov strikes import deal with another Chinese province

Oct 27, 2011

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he has closed a deal with another Chinese province to import products from Missouri.

Nixon said Thursday the government of Zhejiang Province has agreed to import $100 million of Missouri products over the coming years. The province also agreed to help facilitate an additional $100 million of investment in Missouri businesses.

Nixon announced the deal from China, where he is on a weeklong trade trip. He says the latest deal brings the total of the trip's export agreements to $4.6 billion.