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Some exchanges don't need governments' permission to continue.

Sep 28, 2018

West Coast states differ in many ways from Washington DC – the weather, the lifestyles, and more importantly, the attitude toward solving disagreements like trade friction with other nations.

Momentum remains strong in terms of exchanges and collaborations with China in various fields, be it culture, innovation or tackling difficult climate change problems. Opinion leaders, industry insiders and policymakers from China and states on the West Coast are making serious efforts to sustain mutually beneficial relationships.

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Thousands of Oregon jobs at stake in US-China relationship

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May 30, 2017

Oregon is one of just eight states that has a trade surplus with China, data from the U.S. Department of Commerce shows. While the United States as a whole has a $347 billion trade deficit with China, Oregon enjoys a $3.7 billion trade surplus.

Much of that surplus comes from tech goods exported to the Asian country, like pollution detectors made by Cooper Environmental Services in Beaverton.

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Jin Lan met with Iowa Governor and US Ambassador

Dec 19, 2016

Des Moines,Iowa. Today Octaxias Company President Jin Lan met with Iowa Governor and US Ambassador to China nominee Terry Brandstad with a group of Chinese investors interested in exploring opportunities in Iowa.

Governor Brandstad recalled vividly of his reception of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the 80's. He hopes continued expansion of business relations between China and Iowa and more investment from China into the state.

Chinese investors are looking into a $20 million dollars investment in a education project in Iowa.

Jin Lan with Oregon Speaker of the House Tina Kotek 2016


Jin Lan, President of Octaxias Co., with China's Commercial Counselor Yang Yihang(3rd from Left) to Nike Vice President Sean O'Hollaren(3rd from right) on Nike Campus 2016


Octaxias Company Facilitates the Signing of a MOU of Chinese $2.4 Billion Investment in Pumped Storage Facility on Columbia River

October 21, 2015

Beijing- Octaxias Company President Jin Lan today attended a signing ceremony in Westin Hotel during Oregon Governor Kate Brown's trade mission to China between Middle Columbia Economic Development District(MCEDD) And HCI Development LLC, a California limited liability company. HCI is a U.S subsidiary of Hydrochina Corporation for a $2.4 billion potential investment to build a pumped storage facility on Columbia river to benefit state of Washington, Oregon and California.

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Jin Lan introduces Sen. Hansell to Vice Premier Liu Yandong in Zhong Nanhai during Oregon Legislative Trade Mission to China. Oct., 2015

October, 2015

OCSSRC Organizes Fall Legislative Trade Mission

June 25, 2015

President at Octaxias Company, L.L.C.
House Speakers Tina Kotek and Senate President Peter Courtney, with the assistance of the Oregon - China Sister State Relations Council and Business Oregon, have authorized a delegation of Oregon State Legislators, business leaders and invited guests to participate in the 2015 Legislative & Business Trade Delegation to China starting Oct. 11th and ending on Oct. 23, 2015. There are a few spots open for business delegates. If you are interested, please contact me at

Octaxias Company Works with Stanford Center for International Development to Train Chinese High level Officials on Sustainable Development in Portland

August 30, 2014

(Portland, Oregon)-Octaxias Company, L.L.C. in association with Stanford Center for International Development welcomed a group of 36 high level officials from Guangdong province, China to Portland in the last several days to conduct sustainable development training and field trip to learn the good practice of Oregon as a leader in the US in sustainable development.

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4th from left is US Consulate General in Bengaluru Commercial Specialist Srinivasa Murthy