Gov. Jay Nixon will lead a delegation of Missouri government leaders on a trade mission to Israel from March 21-28. Nixon said the trip will focus on strengthening partnerships, increasing exports and recruiting new high-tech foreign investment to Missouri.
“Over the past few years, Missouri has become a globally-recognized hub of high-tech jobs and entrepreneurship, and recently led the nation in new business creation,” said Nixon. “This trade mission is an opportunity to strengthen Missouri’s ties with a vital U.S. ally, encourage even more high-tech investment in our state and bolster Missouri’s reputation as a leader in technology and innovation worldwide.”
In 2014, Nixon signed legislation establishing a Missouri trade office in Israel.
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