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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact: Governor's Press Office

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 (916) 445-4571

Photo Release: Governor Brown Kicks Off Trade and Investment Mission to China

BEIJING, CHINA — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. kicked off the state’s trade and investment mission to China with a flurry of events on Wednesday, including meetings with China’s Minister of Commerce, Minister of Environmental Protection, Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, a forum with the American Chamber of Commerce – Beijing and a reception at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing with the U.S. Ambassador to China.

 

This week and next, the Governor will meet with Chinese government and business leaders, highlight bilateral trade and investment opportunities between the two regions and open a new trade and investment office. In addition to Beijing, the trade and investment mission will include events in Shanghai, Nanjing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen through Tuesday, April 16th.

 

Joining the Governor on the trade and investment mission is a delegation organized by the Bay Area Council that includes approximately 90 business, economic development, investment and policy leaders from throughout California. Senior administration officials are also accompanying the delegation.

 

Photos from the events can be found below:

 

 

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. meets with China’s Minister of Commerce Gao Hucheng.

 

 

 

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. shakes hands with Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Chao after signing a landmark agreement to bolster economic ties and cooperation between California and China.

 

 

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. speaks with Deputy CEO of HSBC China, Chris Davies.

 

 

 Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. meets with China’s Minister of Environmental Protection Zhou Shengxian.

 

 

 Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and China’s Minister of Environmental Protection Zhou Shengxian sign a landmark agreement to strengthen and coordinate efforts to improve air quality.

 

 

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. shakes hands with China’s Minister of Environmental Protection Zhou Shengxian following the signing ceremony.

 

 

 Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. is presented with a gift by China’s Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission Xu Shaoshi.

 

 

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and China’s Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission Xu Shaoshi.

 

 

First Lady Anne Gust Brown, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke and Mona Lee Locke.

 

 

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. delivers remarks at Trade and Investment Reception at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.

 

 

U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke; Mike Ghielmetti, President of Signature Development Group; Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and Shan Weixun, Chairman of Zarsion Holdings Group Co. Ltd. after announcing $1.5 billion China-California investment deal.

 

 

For high resolution copies of these photos please contact Samuel Chiu, Office of the Governor at Sam.Chiu@gov.ca.gov.

 

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Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.
State Capitol Building
Sacramento, CA 95814


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