On Tuesday, Jun 17, Mayor Parker met with a delegation of chief executives of major corporations from China including energy, real estate, and manufacturing. The executives represented The Business Elite Club, a nongovernmental club that has a focus on foreign investment.
During the visit the delegates had an opportunity to learn about business climate in Houston, and to discuss with the Mayor the investment opportunities to Chinese markets. Also while in Houston, the group had a chance to meet with the representatives from the Greater Houston Partnership and to learn more about their ongoing projects. The group is interested in setting up a permanent facility in Houston to assist with direct foreign investment to the city.