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Business Trade Mission to China

May 11, 2018

Business Trade Mission to China

JOIN SENIOR STATE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS FOR
OFFICIAL STATE OF MICHIGAN MISSION TO CHINA
September 14–22, 2018
Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai

WHY CHINA

  • In 2017, U.S. exports to China totaled over $130 billion
  • China is Michigan’s third largest export market, with $3.7 billion in export sales (2017)
  • Michigan exports to China grew 68 percent from 2010
  • Over the past 15 years, Michigan exports to China have risen over 1,190 percent
  • Key industries for development: aerospace; automotive; chemical manufacturing; information technology; food and beverage; medical devices and health care services; green building; telecommunication; plastics; lumber and much more

INCLUDED SERVICES

  • Pre-mission assessment of the Chinese market and in-country briefings
  • Turn-key logistics support: travel logistics; personal driver; ground transportation and airport pickup and drop off
  • Comprehensive business program: on-site guides and interpreter services
  • B2B matchmaking services for up to 5 days of one-on-one meetings
  • Networking events with high level business and government officials
  • Complete customized day-by-day itinerary

EXPENSE

  • Participation fee is $1,500 per company ($300 per additional person traveling). Fee does not include international and domestic airfare, hotel or meals.
  • Eligible Michigan SMEs can receive 50 percent reimbursement travel expenses and participation fee through State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant. For more information, visit www.michiganbusiness.org/grow/export-assistance.
  • Traveling dates and cities are subject to final confirmation and may be subject to minor adjustment.
  • Space is limited to only 10 Michigan companies!

Registration link: https://medc.cvent.com/chinamission2018

For more information, contact
Weiwei Lu, International Trade Development Manager (China), MEDC
c 616.540.4964 | luw@michigan.org

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JUNE 29, 2018.

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