Government, business and university officials from the St. Louis area are in Indonesia this week pursuing trade opportunities.
Allows new and existing companies to gain FTZ status in as little as one month.
Goal is to help Missouri companies “expand their markets overseas”.
The deal was announced while Nixon is visiting China.
Trip comes just after MO lawmakers fail to act on China Hub proposal.
State Rep. Jack Franks says the state’s goal should be $1 billion of agricultural exports to Cuba alone.
“Right now we have a world economy that’s very competitive. Illinois can compete with anybody in the whole world.”
It has been 23 games since the St. Louis Blues and the Colorado Avalanche completed a trade that opened the eyes of the rest of the NHL.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is planning a nearly week-long trade mission to Taiwan and South Korea.