Wyoming opens trade office in Taiwan

October 8, 2018 – Taiwan Today announced today that Wyoming inaugurated its Asia-Pacific Trade Office Oct. 3rd in Taipei City, marking the first such overseas representation for the US state in 30 years.

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The office is expected to deepen robust economic relations between the two sides in such areas as agriculture, education, energy and technology. The opening ceremony was attended by Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, Eli Bebout, president of the state senate, CEO of the Wyoming Business Council Shawn Reese and American Institute in Taiwan Director Brent Christensen.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this year marks the 34th anniversary of the Taiwan-Wyoming twinning pact. Other highlights of the bilateral relationship include the signing of a reciprocal driver’s license agreement in October 2017 and Wyoming’s participation in the American Pavilion at the Taipei International Travel Fair.

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