Organizations Plan Trade Mission to China

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(Image courtesy of the Shanghai city government) One of the desinations includes a stop in Shanghai. (Image courtesy of the Shanghai city government) One of the desinations includes a stop in Shanghai.
INDIANAPOLIS -

A private industry trade mission is set to head to China in May. The trip, organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Indiana District Export Council and America-China Society of Indiana, has stops scheduled in Shanghai, Hangzhou and Guangzhou.

Over the last decade, the organizations say the Asian nation has become Indiana's third-largest trading partner. In 2015, the U.S. exported $116 billion in goods to China.

The timeline includes three days on the ground in China with networking opportunities, industry tours and meetings with government and business officials on the schedule. It will focus on the health care and medical device, education and training and environmental technology industries.

The Indiana Health Industry Forum has posted an outline of the trade mission here.

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