Calif. Gears Up To Reopen Trade Office In China

Law360, San Diego (September 12, 2012, 10:26 PM EDT) -- Looking to ramp up economic development and international trade in California, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday that the state would reopen a trade and investment office in China after a similar office was closed in 2003 amid budget shortfalls.

The governor signed into law A.B. 2012, which will re-establish California’s international trade offices, starting with one in Shanghai, in an effort to drive exports and boost direct foreign investment in the state. The governor’s office will team up with the Bay Area Council, a San Francisco...
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