Governor Nathan Deal will lead Georgia's delegation at the 35th Annual Joint Meeting of the Japan-U.S. Southeast Association and the Southeast U.S./Japan Association.
The meeting will be held in Tokyo September 13-15. State economic development leaders explore business opportunities in Japan before the meeting.
The meeting is also an opportunity to "express our gratitude to those companies already doing business in Georgia."
According to a press release from Governor Deal's office, Japan and Georgia share a productive business collaboration, which includes a healthy trade relationship. Total trade between the 2 countries is $5.37 billion, which makes Japan Georgia's 6th largest global trade partner.