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Gov. Nixon is going to China to promote Missouri exports

Date: October 4, 2011
By: Tong Gao
State Capitol Bureau

Intro: 
Although the China hub bill is facing barriers at the statehouse and Mamtek's default in Moberly is making it worse, Gov. Jay Nixon is still going to China late October.
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Wrap: 

Nixon spokesman Scott Holste confirms the governor's October trip to China on a trade mission.

Holste says the delegation will be meeting with Chinese officials and businesspeople to promote Missouri products.

Actuality:  SPOKES1.WAV
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Description: "The overall goal of how can we increase sending Missouri goods, Missouri exports to places like China"

Holste says the date of the trip has not been announced, but a source who involved with the planning said the governor will be in Shanghai on October 27. 

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Tong Gao.

Intro: 
In the week of a stalled Missouri legislature and a scandal in Moberly, Gov. Nixon's spokesman confirms his trip to China
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OutCue:  SOC

Wrap: 

Spokesperson Scott Holste confirms Gov. Nixon's trip to China on a trade mission in October.

The overall goal of the trip is to boost Missouri exports.

He says although the United States receives a lot of imports from China, Missouri exports grew significantly in 2010.

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Description: "We want them to work to make sure that is very much a two way street. And we think the success that we've had in marketing Missouri exports over the last couple of years is showing the quality of Missouri goods."

Holste says he has no idea who's going to finance the trip at this moment.

Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Tong Gao.


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