germany trade mission http://michiganradio.org en Snyder leaves Saturday for weeklong trade trip to Germany and Italy http://michiganradio.org/post/snyder-leaves-saturday-weeklong-trade-trip-germany-and-italy <p>Gov. Rick Snyder is headed to Europe this weekend. It’s the <a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/michigans-governor-flies-europe-hopes-boosting-trade">second trade mission he’s taken to Germany </a>and Italy since taking office. He’s also taken t<a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/governor-snyder-leaves-trade-mission-china-and-japan">hree trade trips to Asia.</a></p><p>“I think everyone acknowledges the world is only becoming more global,” Snyder said.</p><p>Snyder says he’ll focus on the automotive and manufacturing industries during this weeklong trip.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:29:47 +0000 Lindsey Smith 17018 at http://michiganradio.org Snyder leaves Saturday for weeklong trade trip to Germany and Italy Michigan's governor flies to Europe in hopes of boosting trade http://michiganradio.org/post/michigans-governor-flies-europe-hopes-boosting-trade <p>Governor Snyder&rsquo;s focus will be on automotive and alternative energy companies on his first official business trip to Europe.</p><p>Transportation equipment and chemicals account for more than half of Michigan&rsquo;s&nbsp;$6&nbsp;billion&nbsp;in annual exports to Europe.</p><p>The governor will start out in Turin,&nbsp;Italy, meeting with executives at Fiat and other companies. Fiat is the parent company of Chrysler.</p> Sun, 18 Mar 2012 00:29:56 +0000 Rick Pluta 6676 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan's governor flies to Europe in hopes of boosting trade