Lt. Gov. Reynolds meets with Vice President Xi

Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds

(BEIJING)- Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today met China’s Vice President Xi Jinping while in Beijing on a trade mission with the Iowa Soybean Association.

Lt. Gov. Reynolds and Vice President Xi met for 45 minutes in The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The pair discussed Vice President Xi’s visit to Iowa in February and the friendship established between Iowa and China.

“This visit helps solidify the strong relationship that was forged in Iowa,” said Lt. Gov. Reynolds. “The meeting was a reaffirmation of a partnership that Governor Branstad and Vice President Xi established nearly 30 years ago. Our friendship with Vice President Xi is an important one that offers great potential that could help the people of Iowa. China imports more Iowa soybeans than all other countries combined and we look forward to a strong trading partnership with them in the future.”

Lt. Gov. Reynolds presented Vice President Xi with a photo album from his trip to Iowa. Vice President Xi said he looks forward to having future visits with his “old friends” from Iowa.

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