Monday, June 10, 2013 – Today FirstPathway Partners COO Dan Wycklendt, Partner Dick Zagorski and Vice President Jennifer Globig attended “Changzhou Meets Milwaukee- A Seminar on Bilateral Trade & Investment” sponsored by the United States of America-China Chamber of Commerce and Changzhou Municipal Government. The Changzhou Municipal Government Delegation was led by the Honorable Fang Guoqiang, Vice Mayor of Changzhou.
Just days after United States President Barack Obama’s summit with new Chinese President Xi Jinping, The Vice Mayor of Changzhou Fang Guoqiang remarked broadly on the relationship between China and the US, highlighting the role Milwaukee and Changzhou will play. The Honorable Vice Mayor was poised to welcome continuing bilateral trade and investments opportunities between the two cities.
Changzhou is strategically located in the Yangtze River Delta, which is arguably the center of economic development in China. The progressive city is only an hour away via high speed rail from Shanghai, but has significantly lower operating costs.