Inslee and Japan Ambassador sign agreement to strengthen trade ties and increase cooperation

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee and Japan Ambassador to U.S.

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Inslee statement on REC Silicon announcement to restart production at Moses Lake

President Xi visit helped showcase Washington state as “world-class center of innovation”

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his delegation departed from Paine Field today following two full days of meetings and announcements with many of Washington’s top business and government leaders.

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Seattle will be first stop for Chinese President Xi Jinping visit to United States

Seattle has been confirmed as the first stop for Chinese President Xi Jinping and his delegation who will be visiting the United States next week.

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Inslee and trade delegation return from trade mission to Asia

Gov. Jay Inslee today returned from a nine-day trade mission to Korea and Japan where he and more than 100 delegates met with top-level business and government leaders to promote trade and collaboration on everything from aerospace and wine to emergency preparedness and climate change.

Inslee to lead trade mission to Korea, Japan

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee will kick-off a 9-day trade mission to Korea and Japan on August 28, accompanied by Derek Sandison, Director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture, and Brian Bonlender, Commerce Director.

Office of International Relations

The Office of International Relations represents the governor and state government to all foreign countries, international trade organizations, international educational groups and cultural organizations. The office coordinates the governor’s official trade missions overseas and the director serves as the state’s protocol officer. It also manages sister state relationships.Gov. Inslee at Almond Roca ribbon cutting

Inslee and bipartisan group of governors renew call for Congress to reauthorize Export-Import Bank

Govs. Jay Inslee (D-WA), Robert Bentley (R-AL) and a bipartisan majority of the nation’s governors sent a letter today to congressional leaders to urge the long-term reauthorization of the U.S.

Inslee statement on tentative port settlement

 Gov. Jay Inslee released this statement about the agreement in principle reached Friday evening between the ILWU and the PMA.

West Coast governors push for settlement in port dispute

West Coast governors said today they welcome the involvement of U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez in the labor impasse that has disrupted West Coast shipping for months, and join him in continuing to push for an end to the dispute.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s statement on news of weekend shutdown at West Coast ports

“I am deeply disappointed that Washington’s ports will shut down this weekend.

Governor Inslee's statement on news that China has lifted its ban on shellfish exports from West Coast

Gov. Jay Inslee today responded to news that China has lifted a ban on shellfish exports that directly affected numerous Washington shellfish growers.

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State of the State 2014: Governor Inslee calls on legislators to invest in education, finish work on transportation, and boost minimum wage

Governor Inslee to join trade mission delegation in Shanghai

Governor Jay Inslee leaves this morning for Shanghai to join a delegation of more than 100 business and education leaders traveling in China.

Washington's delegation ends another successful day at Air Show with Umbra Cuscinetti announcing move to larger facility in Everett

Delegation also applauds agreement between Dassault Systemes and Center of Excellence at Everett Community College

Governor Inslee welcomed Hyogo Governor Ido to renew 50-yr sister state bond

Gov. Jay Inslee and Hyogo Gov. Toshizo Ido today officially renewed the 50-year bond between Washington and its Japanese sister state.

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