China Overview: Washington State’s Economic Relations in 2011

Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Featuring Spencer Cohen, Senior Policy Advisor, Washington Economic Development Commission

China Overview: Washington State’s Economic Relations in 2011


Spencer Cohen
Senior Policy Advisor
Washington Economic Development Commission

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
8:00 am – 9:30 am
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2500
Downtown Seattle

$15 members
$20 non-members
$25 at the door

Register Online


Join Mr. Cohen of the Washington Economic Development Commission for an overview of trade data and inbound investment stories between Washington State and China. The program will highlight important changes and challenges in the Chinese economy, Washington-China trends and analysis through the second quarter of 2011, how China’s continued economic development offers both opportunities and challenges for Washington state businesses and the state economy, and state programs to assist businesses interested in expanding their sales into China.

Spencer Cohen is the senior policy advisor for the Washington Economic Development Commission. Mr. Cohen’s primary responsibilities include policy development, analysis and strategic planning, and industry and economic research. Spencer has advanced fluency in Mandarin Chinese, having studied for more than seven years and lived and traveled in China for more than 3 years. He has a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics and history from the University of Connecticut, an MA in China Studies from the University of Washington, and is concurrently working on his PhD in geography, also from the University of Washington.

Co-Sponsored by:
Washington State China Relations Council


Registration: Admission to the program is $15 for members of TDA, $20 for non-members, and $25 at the door. Refunds may not be accepted after Friday, November 4th. To register over the phone please contact Tamara Thorhallsson at (206) 389-7301 or [email protected].

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