ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) — Regional leaders have announced a to develop closer ties with one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Former U.S. Senator Kit Bond, County Executive Charlie Dooley, and County Economic Council President Denny Coleman are going to China. They are associated with a group called the St. Louis World Trade Center. The trade mission is the latest effort by local and state officials to develop business partnerships with China.
The group will meet with government and business leaders in Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, and St. Louis’ Sister City Nanjing. China is already Missouri’s third largest export market.
Companies interested in participating in the China trade mission can register here.