From Harford County government:
(Bel Air, MD) – – Representatives of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China were briefed recently by Director James Richardson of the Office of Economic Development and Karen Holt, from the regional BRAC office, regarding economic development in Harford County. Members of the Chinese delegation included officials from the Guangxi Zhuang region who are responsible for future economic growth in China.
“It was a pleasure hosting the delegation from China and sharing information and ideas regarding economic development and business here in Harford County,” stated Director Richardson. “We hope the information we shared with the officials from Guangxi Zhuang will be of help to them when they return home,” Richardson stated.
Richardson and the Office of Economic Development presented information on planning functions and industry development. The office also discussed how the State, Baltimore Metropolitan Council and Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor operate, as well as how working with these partners help to bring business to and aid in expanding current businesses in Harford County.
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is a coastal province and is located in south China. The region occupies a land accounting for 2.5% of the nation’s total area and ranks ninth among all provinces and autonomous regions in economic activity.