p,” Cyrus Habib, lieutenant governor of Washington, said in an interview with China Daily as he w
as attending the Fifth China-US Governors Forum in Lexington, Kentucky, last week.
China is the state of Washington’s top trading partner, with more than 20 percent of the s
tate’s exports going to China, and around 30 percent of its imports came from China in 2018, according to the US Census Bureau.
“It’s truly something that touches every part of our state,” said Habib. “And that went from the information comm
unication technology sector and manufacturing sector all the way to the agricultural industry and tourism.”
One of the most valuable companies in Washington, and the United States, Mic
rosoft, has a long and deep relationship with China that has led to both business be