The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation brought Wisconsin-based exporters to South Korea, the state’s tenth largest export destination, to develop trade relations with local Korean companies in a variety of industries.
It was announced after a meeting between President Obama and India’s Prime Minister Modi in Washington, DC in early June that Westinghouse Electric Company will build six nuclear power reactors in southeastern India.
The United States is the number one destination for Japanese foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world, making Japan the second largest source of FDI in the United States. Of all this Japanese investment in the US, the automotive sector is the largest contributor.
By the end of 2016, new direct flight routes will connect San Francisco to Hangzhou and Xi’an, among other cities, as well as San Jose to Shanghai. These new routes offer entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley direct access to China’s budding tech centers.
As Japan grapples with its post-Fukushima energy policy and lower oil prices put pressure on the Alaskan economy, officials in Juneau and Kyoto look toward bilateral cooperation as a means of boosting economic and energy security.