The governor has meetings planned with General Motors CEO Mary Barra and executives of other companies, including Honda, Subaru, Fiat Chrysler, and Toyota.
The governor will meet Monday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett to discuss economic relations between Indiana and Israel.
This year’s goal for the Midwest U.S-Japan Association is to find opportunities for the Midwest’s environmental, health and wellness sectors as the population of Japan and the U.S. states age.
The Indianapolis delegation will hit the cities of Hyderabad and New Delhi. Visits will focus on information technology, life sciences, and research groups, organizers said.
A group of 20 advisers to Chinese businesses looking to expand in the United States plan to visit several Indiana sites starting Wednesday.
An Indiana trade delegation led by Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman is on its way to Japan after being delayed by a typhoon.
China remains a small market for Eli Lilly and Co. It generated $320 million in sales for the company in 2010, just 1.3 percent of its $23 billion in sales worldwide. But Lilly has big ambitions in China and is racing to capitalize on its rapid economic growth.
With economic growth in the United States sluggish, Indiana companies are joining the race to capitalize on the fast-growing Chinese economy—even as hundreds of millions of Chinese move into the middle class and adopt a Western-style thirst for goods and services.
Develop Indy, Marion County’s local economic development organization, plans to lead a delegation of officials to Australia to attract life sciences-related business opportunities, the group announced Friday morning.
The area southwest of Shanghai is known as a tourist destination, as well as for its high-tech industrial development zones.
The upholstered-furniture maker, which operates as Y.K. Furniture, plans to invest $24.3 million to establish its first U.S.
subsidiary. The facility will house assembly-and-distribution operations with about 100 employees.