245 years ago next week, the United States declared its independence from Great Britain.
Less than six months after the Revolutionary War ended in 1783, the three-masted Empress of China sailed for Guangzhou. She was the first US ship to trade with China, and her successful trip started what is now 245 years of US-China trade.
In this issue of the Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce newsletter, you will find the following:
Chinese Chamber Member Spotlight: City of New Albany
Chinese Chamber Member News, including an interview with Scotts-MiracleGro
Chinese Chamber News
Upcoming partner events:
July 8, The Trip That Changed the World: Commemorating Kissenger's 1971 Secret Trip to China - National Committee on US-China Relations
July 12, Indiana Language Roadmap - Indiana University (via America-China Society of Indiana)