Maine making mark in exports to China

The potential for Maine companies to do export to China is vast “and this will obviously continue to be a very major focus area for us,” said Wade Merritt, president of the Maine International Trade Center (MITC).

“Today is just a start of that, and we are looking forward to continuing the partnership and the work that we’ve been doing together,” he said in an interview with China Daily at Maine International Trade Day on May 18 in Rockport.

As Northern New England’s largest international business event, this year’s event was themed “Global Trade’s New Era: Accessing Asia”, because “Asia is a growing market for Maine businesses, especially in the seafood sector, but others are also looking east,” he explained.

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