U.S. state of Illinois congressional delegation and the director should be out met
On the morning of July 24, director, and should be out in my Office met with the parliamentary delegation visiting the U.S. state of Illinois, to further promote the import and export of Xinjiang and the United States trade and investment co-operation with members of the delegation had a discussion.
Forum, and should be next director of first visiting Illinois state senator Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael 弗雷里希斯 line represents a warm welcome to the delegation a brief introduction of Xinjiang's economic development and cultural landforms. He said, Xinjiang vast land area of 1.66 million square kilometers, is a multi-ethnic region; surrounding the eight countries bordering, location advantages are obvious; rich in natural resources, oil, natural gas, coal and other reserves, rich in cotton and tomato and other crops, especially tomato paste exports accounted for 40 percent of world exports. In 2011, Xinjiang's total import and export trade of $ 22.8 billion, of which the trade volume was $ 840 million to the United States, the United States has become the fifth largest trade partner of Xinjiang. Mutual investment in Xinjiang and the United States and the Yi Ming director also gives a brief introduction and focuses on Meike International Furniture Co., Ltd. to invest in the United States. He pointed out that, Meike companies to invest in the United States accounted for 87 percent of Xinjiang's investment in the U.S., the company set the traditional manufacturing industries, modern service industry in one first-class information technology is unique, the strength of enterprises, it is recommended that the delegation a line for taking the time to Meike visit. Hope that through this visit to further enhance exchanges and cooperation in economic and trade fields in Xinjiang and the State of Illinois. Also be invited to the Illinois delegation to participate in the September 1 -5, the second session held in Urumqi, China - Asia-Europe Expo.
Reception of my Office, Mr. Michael 弗雷里希斯, expressed his sincere thanks. He introduced the basic overview of the state of Illinois and invited and should next director the opportunity to lead a business delegation in Xinjiang Fuyi state visit will further strengthen mutual understanding and economic cooperation.
The Illinois State Senate Majority Assistant Steering Jeffrey Schoenberg, Illinois has the talent in the investment environment, transportation, financial services, logistics and many other advantages, but also has a lot of encouragement in the new energy policy, Goldwind and the state's solar power projects have been undertaken, and Xinjiang to the study, talks on investment. He also invited the TBEA to participate in the Chicago area, power grids project.
The talks fruitful, the two sides have established contacts, deepen understanding, and laid a good beginning for future cooperation.
Business situation and the recommendations of the Director and Meike International Furniture AG, the delegation Meike had a keen interest, the decision will go to the company visited.
Integrated Department, Foreign Investment Division, Foreign Economic Department, Foreign Trade Department, the Regional Cooperation Department, responsible comrades and TBEA AG, Meike furniture AG representatives participated in the discussion.