Stella Xu
Stella Xu(Georgia Department of Economic Development China Office, Managing Director)
  • :+1.404.962.4081
  • :75 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 1200 Atlanta, Georgia 30308
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Georgia brief
Georgia is located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. Georgia has a nick name the Empire State of the South. Atlanta is its capital city, the Atlanta metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 5,949,951 in 2018, is the one of the most populous metropolitan area in the United States and contains about 60% of the entire state population.

Atlanta has a large effect on the state of Georgia, the Southeastern United States, and beyond. Atlanta has been the site of growth in finance, insurance, technology, manufacturing, real estate, service, logistics, transportation, film, communications, convention and trade show businesses and industries, while tourism is important to the economy. 

For the past six years, Georgia has been ranked the Number ONE in the nation to do business, and has been recognized as Number ONE for cooperative and responsive state government in the nation, Number ONE (tie) in favorable general regulatory environment in the nation, Number ONE in leading workforce development programs and as having a "Best in Class" state economic development agency.

Georgia - Transportation Hub in the Southeastern United States
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport as measured by both passenger traffic and aircraft traffic, is located in Georgia. Also, the Port of Savannah is the fourth largest seaport and fastest-growing container seaport in North America, importing and exporting a total of 2.3 million TEUs per year. 

Georgia - Gateway to the World
In order to attract foreign enterprises to invest and expand business in Georgia, the state government provides a number of tax and investment incentives, such as consulting services for companies and providing “Quick Start” talent training programs.

Georgia - Hollywood of the South
Georgia is one of the world’s leading film and television production centers with a world-class shooting base. In recent years, popular movies were filmed in Atlanta, such as "Guardians of the Galaxy 2", "Captain America: Civil War", "Spider-Man: Homecoming", "Black Panther", "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Avengers: Endgame"..

Georgia - The Next Silicon Valley
Georgia is the home of numerous American top institutions such as the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University. Graduates from these universities ensure the growth of Georgia's talent output and high-tech labor resources. Georgia is also a biopharmaceutical and technology center, with the country's top medical institutions such as Emory University Hospital, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and biotech companies such as Vero Biotech. Quoted from Forbes, Atlanta is one of the five core technology cities of the future.

Industry overview
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's official sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry and small businesses, aligning workforce education and training with in-demand jobs, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia, and promoting the state as a destination for arts and location for film, music and digital entertainment projects, as well as planning and mobilizing state resources for economic development.

Our mission at GDEcD is to help create jobs and investment opportunities in every corner of  the state. As we look to the future of economic development in Georgia – we are excited to continue creating opportunities for our citizens

Our economic development successes at Georgia are based on strong partnerships. Private–public partnerships give Georgia businesses a competitive advantage. Dozens of development agencies across the state collaborate on an ongoing basis to create partnerships that guarantee the future health and strength of Georgia's economy and the companies that drive it. The result is innovative programs that accelerate industry growth, help educate diverse workforces and connect business leaders, while creating thousands of new jobs and hundreds of new businesses. 

Our mission at GDEcD is to help create jobs and investment opportunities in every corner of  the state. As we look to the future of economic development in Georgia – we are excited to continue creating opportunities for our citizens.

Antonio Yung | Lili Wang
Lili Wang(California Cpaital - Sacramento Trade & Education China Office, Director)
  • :+86 23 6852 9776
  • :3008 China Resources Building, No. 49, Xiejiawan Zheng Street, Jiulongpo District, Chongqing, China
California, Sacramento
California-Sacramento Brief
        The state of California is on the west coast of the United States. It is the 5th largest economy in the world; where many of the most profitable business is based. California is home to the headquarters of over fifty Fortune 500 companies. California is also the preferred destination for Chinese enterprises when investing in the United States. Since the year of 2000, over 500 Chinese enterprises have invested more than US$8 billion and created over 10,000 jobs in high-tech, real estate, film and entertainment industries as well as other sectors in California. Many of the Chinese investments are heading into California due to the large and highly educated talent pool, its diversity and openness, as well as a large number of R&D institutions.

        Capital city of California, Sacramento

        Sacramento is the Capital City of the State of California. It is the political, agricultural and health science center of California. Sacramento is also home of many California industries and trade organizations, world-class clean energy and technology R&D centers. The Capital region is part of Central Valley, where the world most fertile agricultural lands is located. Both Sacramento City and State of California government are strong advocates of foreign investment. The city is also ideal for companies interested in collaborating with world-renowned universities such as University of California, Davis and Berkeley. The region boasts excellent transportation routes for distribution, reliable and inexpensive energy supplies, highly skilled and stable labor force. Home of the NBA Sacramento Kings and the internationally renowned entertainment venue: The Golden 1 Center. With plenty of sunshine, blue sky, and clean air, Sacramento boasted one of the highest valued lifestyles with a reasonable cost of living. California starts here!

Charles You
Brian Connors (Michigan-China Innovation Center)
  • :+1 517-455-6344
  • :1001 Woodward Ave. Suite 950, Detroit, MI 48226
The Michigan-China Innovation Center (MCIC) works on behalf of the State of Michigan government to manage Michigan’s China business development and relationships. MCIC’s mission is to promote business ties between Michigan and China.

MCIC provides free services directly to Chinese companies considering business in Michigan. MCIC provides free information, local introductions, and, in coordination with State of Michigan government, incentives support for Chinese businesses that are considering investing in Michigan.
MCIC has helped numerous Chinese businesses establish successful operations in Michigan, working in many industries, such as automotive manufacturing, automotive R&D, sales & logistics, insurance, and finance.We look forward to supporting your business, and hope you’ll contact us!

Charles You
Charles You(Georgia Ports Authority, China Representative)
  • :+86.21.5508.3967
Georgia brief
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is the administrative agency of the U.S. state of Georgia, that Develop, maintain and operate ocean and inland river ports within Georgia; foster international trade and new industry for state and local communities; promote Georgia's agricultural, industrial and natural resources; and maintain the natural quality of the environment.

Headquartered in Savannah, - the No.4 busiest container port in U.S., GPA hosts the vast majority water-borne trade of Georgia and South East of U.S.