Early last year, a large delegation from Taicang, China, stood on the top floor of the “King Tower” on Concourse Parkway looking out at Sandy Springs.
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THE CHINA CONNECTION
Last year, Georgia’s imports from China totaled $15.8 billion, more than from any other country.
Georgia exports more carpets, textile floor covering and poultry to China than any other state. It ranks second in exports of aircraft engines and parts and wood products.
At least 64 Georgia companies have operations in China, including: CDC Software, Ciba Vision, Delta Air Lines, NCR, Home Depot and Coca-Cola.
Source: Georgia Department of Economic Development