Representatives from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough will be attending the China trade trip in May with Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and some 20+ other entities.
Mat-Su Borough Manager John Moosey said they are attending to explore and develop trade opportunities with China for the Borough.
Photo caption: In 2010 a test shipment of coal was exported from Port MacKenzie to Japan.
The following is a press release from the Alaska Gov.'s office.
JUNEAU – Governor Bill Walker today announced the delegation for Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission, which will include fisheries, tourism, and investment businesses, as well as a baby food maker, an architecture firm, and a university.
The group, which departs in May, will represent some of the best Alaska has to offer, and highlights the wide scope of our shared interests with our largest trade partner. From fresh crab air-lifted to Shanghai, to international shipping routes, to Beijing tourists traveling to see the northern lights in Fairbanks, Alaska’s economic powerhouses have ties that span the Pacific. The delegation will travel with a mission to empower Alaska businesses at home and abroad by reinforcing Alaska’s reputation for unique products and incredible experiences in the world’s largest consumer market.
Opportunity Alaska: China Trade Mission Delegation
|A2A Railway Development Corporation
Alaska Pacific University
Alaska Skylar Travel
Alyeska Resort & Hotel Alyeska
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
Bambino’s Baby Food
Bering Straits Native Corporation
Copper River Seafoods
Denali Visions 3000 (49th State Brewing Co.)
Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation
|Golden Harvest Alaska Seafood
Kachemak Bay Seafoods
Mat-Su Economic Development Corporation
Nana Regional Corporation
PT Capital, LLC
RIM Architects & Design, LLC
Trilogy Metals US Inc.
The delegation, including Governor Bill Walker, will travel to China May 19 through May 30, 2018, to meet economic partners, engage with key decision makers, expand Alaska markets, and meet potential customers, industry, and government officials.