Maine trade mission to Japan deemed a success by officials

Maine officials declared a two-day trade mission to Japan a success, saying seeds were sown to enhance business relationships in the tourism, seafood and composites industries.

Led by Gov. Paul LePage and organized by Maine International Trade Center and the U.S. Commercial Service, the visit to Tokyo focused on developing exports for those industries and developing relationships for educational opportunities. MITC staff highlighted the state’s economic and workforce development assets to potential Japanese investors and the Maine Office of Tourism promoted the state to international visitors.

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