Pure Michigan Business

China Trade Mission 2014


Tuesday, August 19 12:00 PM - Wednesday, August 27 1:00 PM

Matchmaking meeting with prospective partners, distributors and buyers

Sponsored by MEDC

---WHY CHINA--- • China is the third largest export market for the U.S. • In 2012, U.S. exports reached a record $110.6 billion, up 6.4 percent • China is Michigan’s third largest export market, with $3.3 billion in export sales (2012) • China will be the world’s second largest consumer market by 2015 • Michigan exports to China grew 21 percent from 2011–2012 • Over the past eight years, Michigan exports to China have risen 365 percent • Key industries for development: aerospace; automotive; chemical manufacturing; information technology; medical devices and health care service; green building; telecommunication; plastics; lumber and much more ---SERVICES--- • Pre-mission assessment of the Chinese market and in-country briefings • Turn-key business service support: travel logistics, ground transportation, and interpreters • Comprehensive business program: on-site guides and interpreter services • Complete customized day-by-day itinerary • Hotel accommodations and all meals • Air and ground transportation: arrangements for travel within China • International airfare not included ---EXPENSE--- • Participation fee is $4,900 • Eligible Michigan SMEs can receive 50 percent reimbursement for travel expenses and participation fee from State Trade Export Promotion (STEP) grant. For more information, visit michiganbusiness.org/ grow/export-assistance • Space is limited to only 10 Michigan companies! ---REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MAY 1, 2014.---

Weiwei Lu

Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen MI 48913