Ning Shao
Ning Shao(Michigan China Center, Executive Chief)
  • :+86.21.6313.8928 / 6313.9138
  • :810, Tomorrow Square, 399 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai
Michigan brief
Michigan is a state located in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States. Michigan is the 10th most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area. Its capital is Lansing, and the largest city is Detroit. Almost half of the major U.S. and Canadian markets are located within 500 miles of Michigan. Michigan was admitted into the Union on January 26, 1837 as the 26th state.  

Industry overview
The major industries in Michigan include automobiles, information technology, aerospace, military equipment, transportation and manufacturing. The state is a leading producer of peat, bromine, calcium‐magnesium chloride, gypsum, and magnesium compounds. Agriculture, hunting, fishing and tourism are the other significant industries in the state. The gross state product of Michigan in 2017 stood at $504.97 billion. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of June 2018, the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is estimated at 4.5%.

Known as the nation’s automotive capital, Michigan has a rich history with the Big Three automakers, General Motors Corp., Chrysler LLC and Ford Motor Co., which all began in Michigan in the first quarter of the 20th century. Michigan is home to 23% of total U.S. vehicle production. Michigan also manufactures a wide variety of other products, including fabricated metals, machinery, furniture, food products and chemicals. Michigan has added more manufacturing jobs since the end of the recession than any other U.S. state. As of 2002, Michigan ranked fourth in the U.S. in high tech employment with 568,168 high tech workers, which includes 70,000 in the automotive industry. In 2006, Michigan was second among the states for overall industrial R&D spending at $16.5 billion. From 2007 to 2009, Michigan ranked 3rd in the U.S. for new corporate facilities and expansions. In August 2009, Michigan and Detroit's auto industry received $1.36 B in grants from the U.S. Department of Energy for the manufacture of electric vehicle technologies which is expected to generate 6,800 immediate jobs and employ 40,000 in the state by 2020. As the nation moves toward greener energy policies, Michigan companies are pursuing alternative energy options, including wind and solar power. 

A wide variety of commodity crops, fruits, and vegetables are grown in Michigan, making it second only to California among U.S. states in the diversity of its agriculture. The state has 55,000 farms utilizing 10,000,000 acres (40,000 square km) of land which sold $6.6 billion worth of products in 2010. The most valuable agricultural product is milk. Leading crops include corn, soybeans, flowers, wheat, sugar beets and potatoes. 

Michigan's tourists spend $17.2 billion per year in the state, supporting 193,000 tourism jobs. Michigan's tourism website ranks among the busiest in the nation. Destinations draw vacationers, hunters, and nature enthusiasts from across the United States and Canada. Michigan is fifty percent forest land, much of it quite remote. The forests, lakes and thousands of miles of beaches are top attractions. Event tourism draws large numbers to occasions like the Tulip Time Festival and the National Cherry Festival. 

Michigan has a number of public universities spread throughout the state and numerous private colleges as well. University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State University are the three major research institutions in the state. 

Michigan China Center Overview
Strategically located in Shanghai, Michigan China Center is aimed to develop commercial relationships between Michigan and China. The Center helps to expand Michigan's engagement in China to increase exports of Michigan-made products into the China market. Michigan China Center has been committed to promote this important and productive relationship and served as a bridge in facilitating the efforts. In recent years, the trade exchanges have been enhanced and cooperation been further widened.     
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.