Posts Tagged ‘ trade mission ’

Iowa agrees to form Sister State with Kosovo

June 13, 2013
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today welcomed the Honorable Hashim Thaçi, the Prime Minister of Kosovo, to Iowa during a meeting in the governor’s formal office of the Iowa Capitol. During the meeting, the governor, lieutenant governor and Prime Minister Thaçi discussed the unique Iowa-Kosovo partnership, which began informally through the…

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Gov. Branstad’s remarks from today’s media conference call

April 17, 2013
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The office of Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today released the governor’s prepared statement from today’s media conference call. The remarks, as prepared for delivery, were as follows: Good evening, or should I say, good morning in Iowa. Director Durham and I are calling you from Iowa’s sister state in China,…

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Branstad to meet with China President Xi Jinping

April 11, 2013
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Gov. Branstad will continue building Iowa’s long-term relationship with China President Xi Jinping by meeting with him Monday, strengthening ties to one of the state’s most important economic trading partners. Branstad first met with Xi in the governor’s formal office in 1985, when Xi was a local party leader traveling on an exchange program through…

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Gov. Branstad to lead governors’ trade mission to China

April 1, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad today announced he will lead a trade delegation, including four governors, to China in mid-April. This brief trip to China was at the invitation of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and will include meetings with senior government officials, current and potential business partners, a U.S. – China Governors…

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Lt. Gov. Reynolds to lead trade mission to Vietnam and the Philippines in February

November 26, 2012
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Trade mission is part of the administration’s goal to increase trade opportunities by 20 percent. Interested Iowans are encouraged to participate in the trade mission. (DES MOINES) – Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds will lead a trade mission to Vietnam and the Philippines from February 22 – March 2, 2013. This trade mission will focus on…

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Lt. Gov. Reynolds to lead trade mission to Vietnam and the Philippines in February

November 26, 2012
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Trade mission is part of the administration’s goal to increase trade opportunities by 20 percent. Interested Iowans are encouraged to participate in the trade mission. (DES MOINES) – Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds will lead a trade mission to Vietnam and the Philippines from February 22 – March 2, 2013. This trade mission will focus on…

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Branstad to lead trade mission to Chile and Brazil this July

May 1, 2012
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Governor Terry E. Branstad will lead a trade mission to Brazil and Chile July 21-28, with the aim to expand trade opportunities for Iowa companies and products. The Iowa Economic Development Authority’s (IEDA) International Trade Office will coordinate the trip, and Iowa companies in all industry sectors are invited to participate in this mission Brazil…

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Lt. Gov. Reynolds meets with Vice President Xi

March 19, 2012
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Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today met China’s Vice President Xi Jinping while in Beijing on a trade mission with the Iowa Soybean Association. Lt. Gov. Reynolds and Vice President Xi met for 45 minutes in The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The pair discussed Vice President Xi’s visit to Iowa in February…

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Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds announce creation of IPEP board

October 24, 2011
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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced that Gov. Branstad will sign Executive Order Number Seventy-Five to create the Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress (IPEP). The new board will focus on job creation, identifying emerging global markets, harnessing competitive economic forces, increasing the income of Iowa families and growing Iowa’s economy. “My…

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Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, and IDED Director Debi Durham to hold conference call with reporters Wednesday from South Korea

June 7, 2011
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Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, along with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Iowa Department of Economic Development director Debi Durham will hold a conference call with reporters Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 8:15 a.m.   Wednesday, June 8, 2011   8:15 a.m.              Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Iowa…

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