Gov. Eric Holcomb is leaving for China on Sunday for a two-week-long Asian trade mission, convinced he can boost business relationships even though the Trump administration is embroiled in a trade war with that nation.
Gov. Eric Holcomb spent Tuesday in Tokyo where his meetings included time with executives from Subaru and Honda, both of which have major auto assembly plants in Indiana.
Gov. Eric Holcomb spent Friday meeting with Japanese business executives and government officials following two days in South Korea.
Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch is set to be part of a delegation of agriculture and tourism leaders that will head to Mexico to develop economic partnerships and strengthen agricultural ties.
Holcomb will be accompanied by Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger, Indiana Economic Development Corp. directors John Thompson and Mark Neal and IEDC staff.
The United States and China haven’t held high-level trade talks since June, raising doubts about whether a resolution can be reached anytime soon.
Government officials are pledging to work closely, particularly on matters of trade, agriculture research and investment.
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. announced Monday afternoon that Holcomb will spend Monday through Wednesday in Canada to promote investment in the state.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence plans to attend the Japan-U.S. Midwest Conference, meet with business executives and government leaders and host an economic development reception.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is leading a group of business and community leaders on a jobs mission to the United Kingdom next month.
A subsidiary of TOA Industries Co. Ltd. plans to spend $72.1 million to construct and equip an additional 360,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space at its existing facility in Morgan County.
Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith said he'll meet with executives from five manufacturing companies near the city of Milan during the trip that starts Saturday.
Gov. Mike Pence will have met with every major Japanese employer in central Indiana by the time he returns Sept. 14 from his first overseas trade mission. Pence is trying to drum up new investment while thanking the companies that have had a presence here for decades.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is visiting Japanese companies that do major business in Indiana on a trade mission to Asia.