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09/23/2019

Governor Greg Abbott today met with Governor Hideaki Ohmura of Aichi Prefecture in Nagoya, Japan. The two Governors discussed the strong relationship between Japan and Texas, the current business climate, and explored opportunities for future economic growth. The meeting is part of Governor Abbott’s week-long economic development trip to Asia. A readout and photos of the meeting can be found below:

09/23/2019

Governor Greg Abbott today met with Governor Hideaki Ohmura of Aichi Prefecture in Nagoya, Japan. The two Governors discussed the strong relationship between Japan and Texas, the current business climate, and explored opportunities for future economic growth. The meeting is part of Governor Abbott’s week-long economic development trip to Asia. A readout and photos of the meeting can be found below:

09/22/2019

Governor Greg Abbott today kicked off his business development mission in Asia by meeting with U.S. Consul General of Osaka-Kobe Karen Kelley for an in-country briefing in Osaka, Japan. Following his meeting with the Consul General, Governor Abbott attended a dinner hosted by Japanese Ambassador of Kansai Jota Yamamoto alongside Japanese business executives and government officials, where they discussed bilateral relations and the strong economic partnership between Texas and Japan.

05/06/2019

The Lone Star State tops Chief Executive's 15th annual Best and Worst States for Business survey.

Texas secured the No. 1 spot on Chief Executive’s Best and Worst State for Business survey. Texas achieved the top spot each year since the ranking's inception.

04/08/2019

(AUSTIN, April 8, 2019) – Texas Economic Development Corporation today welcomes a new Board of Directors, appointed by Governor Greg Abbott.

03/05/2019

Texas Named Top State for Capital Investment for Seven Consecutive Years

02/25/2019

The San Francisco Business Times met with Robert Allen, president and CEO of Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), while he was in the Bay Area pitching the region's high-growth companies on the benefits of expanding in the Lone Star State.

After winning the headquarters of two Bay Area Fortune 500 companies, Texas officials traveled to California to win over the region’s fast-growing small and mid-sized companies. Robert Allen, president and CEO of Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), met with the San Francisco Business Times to discuss the mission.

02/18/2019

(SAN FRANCISCO, February 18, 2019) – Texas executives and economic developers are in San Francisco this week to entice California companies to expand or relocate to Texas. Led by Texas Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with the Office of Governor Greg Abbott, the mission is designed to carry the message that companies can “Go Big in Texas” among an audience of corporate executives, site selectors and others involved in expanding and relocating businesses.

11/30/2018

Forbes ranked the Lone Star State No. 1 in the nation for Growth Prospects, thanks to strong job, income and gross state product growth forecasts.

Texas ranked No. 1 for Growth Prospects in Forbes’ Best States for Business 2018 based on favorable growth forecasts for job, income and gross state growth. Right on the heels of this announcement, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report that solidified this strong ranking, indicating that several Texas metros saw the largest over-the-year employment increases as of October 2018.

11/15/2018

November 15, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today joined local, state and federal officials as well as company leadership for a grand opening and celebration of Cheniere Energy's first cargo shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at their Corpus Christi Liquefaction facility.

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