Hebei province

Nixon in China
12:11 pm
Wed October 26, 2011

Chinese province to increase imports from Mo., invest additional $100M

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and China's Ambassador to the United States Zhou Wenzhong during a state dinner in Feb. 2010.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says a Chinese province has agreed to increase its imports from Missouri by $100 million over the next three years.

Nixon's announcement Wednesday about the Hebei province came as part a weeklong trade trip to China. The governor previously announced that a new agreement with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade would increase imports of Missouri goods by $1 billion over three years.

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