CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia officers have signed a memorandum of understanding with Vietnam’s Ministry of Business and Commerce associated to the state’s commodities.
Gov. Jim Justice, state Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch and U.S. Rep. Carol Miller, R-W.Va., participated within the announcement Wednesday, as did representatives of Vietnam.
“Worldwide commerce and dealing along with each other is so, so vital to West Virginia,” Justice stated. “As we transfer ahead in all the areas that may profit one another — whether or not they be vitality, agriculture or aerospace — all the various things which can be obtainable to every one in all us, we stay up for working very intently with you.”
Miller famous West Virginia is a “commodity state,” and including or altering commerce insurance policies will affect its future.
“I do know West Virginia stands prepared to produce and export to Vietnam important portions of our ample and high-quality coal and pure fuel amongst different areas and industries,” she stated.
Crouch credited Miller for her work associated to commerce; Miller told MetroNews before last November’s election a good portion of her job is growing commerce relationships.
“I’ve been working diligently form of as an envoy to our state to let different nations know what unbelievable sources we’ve right here, what an exquisite workforce we’ve right here, and dealing on direct international assist into the economic system,” she stated.
Miller helped launch the Congressional Energy Export Caucus last October, which focuses on home vitality and furthering commerce with international companions. She can be a member of the Home Methods and Means Committee.