Governor Plans Business Development Mission in Japan

Gov. Mike DeWine will travel to Japan next month, Sept. 8-13, to seek new opportunities for partnership between the island nation and Buckeye State. Japan is Ohio’s top international investor, with 72,860 Ohioans employed at 852 Japan-owned establishments across the state. Japan is also the fifth largest export market for Ohio products, base on 2018 data.

As part of his trip, the governor will participate in the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association’s annual conference. Accompanying him will be Director Lydia Mihalik of the Development Services Agency, as well as JobsOhio President J.P. Nauseef. 8/14/2019