All this week, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has been in Asia, promoting the Hoosier state as a good place for overseas companies to do business. So far, he and a delegation of business and government leaders, have visited different areas of China.
On Thursday, Daniels met with representatives of two large automobile manufacturers in Hangzhou. One company, Wanxiang, is working with Indiana based EnerDel, while Geely, is the company who just acquired Volvo.
“I see an enormously important mutual relationship between our two countries,” Daniels says, “probably the most important relationship in the world today. We have a stake in the continued growth and success of China. I believe it’s obvious that the people and businesses of China have an equally great stake in the strength and growth and recovery of the United States and its economy.”
The trip hasn’t yielded any major job announcements for Indiana yet. Daniels leaves China for Japan Sunday. He plans to return to Indiana November 17th.