Reynolds to be featured speaker at World Forum for Direct Investment in Shanghai Print
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Written by Tim Albrecht   
Friday, 08 November 2013 14:54

(DES MOINES) – Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds departs Sunday, Nov. 10, for the World Forum for Direct Investment in Shanghai, China.

On Tuesday, Reynolds will be the featured speaker on the forum’s opening panel to promote the state of Iowa and direct economic investment to an audience of international leaders.

Joining her on the panel will be the president of Embraer China, the Head of Business Development for Nestle, the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs/Economic Relations of the country of Hungary, and the CEO of Greatview Aseptic Packaging.

“Participating in this conference, combined with other meetings in the area, continues to cement the economic ties Iowa has with China,” said Reynolds. “It is my hope that this visit will expand foreign direct investment opportunities and provide further economic prospects for the people of Iowa. I am excited to return to China and share Iowa’s incredible success story as a reliable, hard-working economic partner.”

The Iowa Economic Development Authority has scheduled other business meetings while Reynolds is in China.

Reynolds returns on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

For the conference website and agenda, visit http://www.worldforumforfdi.com/index.cfm