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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon in with Grupo Fontana, an automotive company based in Milan, Italy. Courtesy of Nixon's Twitter account (@GovJayNixon).

Governors’ Trade Missions have Uneven Record of Success

Jay Nixon flew to Spain, Italy and Germany last week to talk business strategies with companies like BMW and BASF chemical plant.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Nixon Heads to France, United Kingdom on Trade Mission

The past two calendar years, 2011 and 2012, were the best record for export sales by Missouri businesses.


A ceremony at Mexico City’s Benito Juarez Monument where Illinois Governor Pat Quinn presented handwritten letters and gifts from students at Chicago’s Benito Juarez Academy to students at Mexico City’s Benito Juarez High School. Governor Quinn helped create a “sister school” relationship between the schools to promote cultural understanding. (photo provided)

Ill. Governor Signs Sister Lake Deal in Mexico

Pat Quinn took trip to promote tourism, water technology, agribusiness, and manufacturing.


Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

Ill. Gov. Quinn To Visit Mexico City

The Associated Press has learned that Gov. Pat Quinn will visit Mexico City next week on a trade mission.


Brazil Statue, Getty Images, photo by Michael Regan

Gov. Nixon off to Brazil

Last year, Missouri businesses sold $323 million worth of products to Brazil, which ranked as the state’s 10th largest export market.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Nixon Announces China Trip

Nixon will lead a trade delegation later this year.


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