BY Sander Gusinow ON MARCH 24, 2021 | Published in Economy and Finance of Oregon Business Magazine
A surge in prejudice against Asian Americans undermines relations with the state’s largest trading partner.
As the most trade-dependent state in the country, Oregon relies heavily on imports and exports to China. The Asian country purchased $7.2 billion of Oregon’s goods - from computer chips to agricultural products - in 2019.
The state’s next largest trading partner is Canada, which bought $3.4 billion of goods.
Spotlight: Virtual meeting helps promote U.S. Oregon agricultural products in the Chinese market
BY HUAXIA ON DECEMBER 10, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- "Good morning, China!" "Good evening, America!" Warm greetings kicked off the Oregon Agricultural Products Online Promotion Meeting on Tuesday evening.
More than 80 economic officials and entrepreneurs from China's Fujian Province, Tianjin Municipality, and the U.S. state of Oregon participated in the event from more than a dozen venues.
"This is the first economic exchange event organized through the sister relationship between China and the United States since the U.S. election," Oregon China Council (OCC) President Lan Jin told Xinhua on Wednesday.
U.S. Oregon State governor appreciates China's mask donation
BY HUAXIA ON MAY 9, 2020
Governor of the U.S. state of Oregon Kate Brown on Friday appreciated the friendship between China and Oregon in thank-you letters for the donation of medical masks from Oregon's sister province Fujian.
"The donation is a testament to the 36-year relationship between Oregon and the People's Republic of China, nurtured by annual trade missions, and frequent educational and diplomatic exchanges between governors, legislators, and business executives alike," Brown said in the letter to Tang Dengjie, governor of China's Fujian Province.
WILSONVILLE – The government of China’s Fujian Province, which has been Oregon’s sister state since 1984, is gifting the state with 50,000 medical face masks. The masks will be delivered to Oregon’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) for distribution to counties,