Chinese province to increase imports from Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says a Chinese province has agreed to increase its imports from Missouri by $100 million over the next three years

Nixon’s announcement Wednesday about the Hebei province came as part a weeklong trade trip to China. The governor previously announced that a new agreement with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade would increase imports of Missouri goods by $1 billion over three years.

In addition to importing more Missouri products, Nixon said officials from the Hebei province also have agreed to invest an additional $100 million in Missouri.

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