Governor Greg Abbott today met with Her Excellency, Tsai Ing-wen, President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Houston to discuss energy, trade relations and commercial ties between Taiwan and the State of Texas. Governor Abbott and President Tsai discussed ways to increase trade relations with Taiwan, particularly in the exchange of natural gas and agricultural products, of which Taiwan is a major consumer. Additionally, the two leaders discussed the strong biotechnology sectors in both Texas and Taiwan and the potential for future cooperation in medical facility development. Governor... READ MORE
The Lone Star State is one of only two states to win the magazine’s top honor three times since it was created in 2007.
Governor Abbott Hosted Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium, Representative of His Majesty the King, and Belgian Economic Delegation.
Agreement Signed as Part of 7-Day Economic Mission in Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott today attended and delivered remarks at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new W.W. Grainger sales facility in San Antonio, Texas. This project, announced earlier this year, is expected to create approximately 200 new jobs, and also generate 310 indirect jobs at existing local and small businesses in the San Antonio area. The new facility represents a $3.9 million capital investment.
AUSTIN - Over the weekend, Governor Abbott discussed what makes Texas the best place to start and grow a business in a series of op-eds that ran throughout the state on Small Business Saturday. In the op-eds, Governor Abbott highlighted several small businesses that have taken advantage of Texas' favorable regulatory environment, access to capital and world-class workforce to grow their enterprises.
To read the op-eds, click on the links below.
Texas will receive an economic mission from the Kingdom of Belgium in early December led by Princess Astrid. The mission will visit four Texas cities: Austin, Houston, San Antonio & College Station.
Governor Greg Abbott’s Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative has issued a report offering recommendations on how to better prepare the Texas workforce to compete in the 21st century economy.
Turner Real Estate, a family-owned real estate investment firm, has been honored with the Greater Waco area’s first Texas Business Star award by the Texas Economic Development Corporation.
Governor Greg Abbott anounces his appointments to the Small Business Assistance Advisory Taskforce, which advises and assists the governor, lieutenant governor and speaker with issues that relate to small businesses in Texas.