of California's most beautiful seasons, in the midst of spectacular scenery, SATDA's Chairman,
Mr. Robert Goodman, again met with Former Governor Gray
Davis to follow-up on projects initiated during their
meeting last month as well as review several additional
Robert Goodman and SATDA were proud
to host the Former Governor and his wife in China and
escort them to the APEC meeting in Qingdao. During this
trip where the Vice-Governor of the Shangdong province,
Mr. Sun Shoupu, received the Former Governor and SATDA's
Chairman, solid ties were developed between SATDA and
Mr. Davis that we continue to develop and strengthen.
July meeting in California, the two leaders discussed
several new initiatives and trends that SATDA has been
responsible for developing. Mr. Davis praised the work
we continue to do to promote Sino-US trade, and the
repeated successes we are reaping in expanding trade
and investment between China and the USA for our members.
He continued, "SME's in both China and America need
to increase their understanding of each other so they
can develop the trust and cooperation needed to produce
win-win situations." Mr. Davis also worked with SATDA's
Chairman, Mr. Goodman, on several obstacles that continue
to be issues in expanding trade and investment and discussed
the feasibility of implementing certain suggested solutions.
would again like to extend his deep appreciation of
the hard work and concern that Mr. Davis has done in
the support of SATDA's efforts. Their mutual respect
and admiration for each other's work and dedication
have strengthened their growing relationship and willingness
to cooperate on progressive initiatives. SATDA continues
to look forward to working with such a committed and
passionate supporter of expanding Sino-US SME trade
and investment growth.