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Salt Lake a Model City for U.S.-China Relations

Our latest blog comes from Acting Director Ben Kolendar with some thoughts on Utah’s role in U.S.-China trade relations. Read on and comment with your thoughts. As always, we’re here to help.

With months of on-and-off negotiations and tariff escalations, many of us are looking for a sign of hope for the U.S.-China relationship. We believe that Salt Lake City and Utah will lead the charge to restored economic integration – both now and in the future.

Why Salt Lake City? A large part of our growth is due in large part to a quality workforce, life, and business environment. The world is taking notice as businesses are choosing to relocate to lower cost markets (like Salt Lake City) in the U.S. instead of moving them abroad. Over 100 languages are spoken fluently in the Salt Lake Metropolitan area and Chinese is the 3rd most popular language spoken, after English and Spanish.

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