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While leaving chaotic Washington DC behind for America's heartland.
China is heir apparent vice president she making the points visit.
Iowa it is the second stop on his three city tour of the US before heading to Los Angeles and one of our favorite small business owners David Green plus.
Is that what that's a David your basin -- how encouraged are you.
But the next leader of China chose to visit Iowa.
Well I think it's probably India for -- -- -- second I think it's the most exciting thing that's happened in Iowa since we've had.
Margaret Thatcher we have the Pope and and making -- -- Jeff this is a -- happening for midwest here.
Has hit as I -- going to have a major impact on business and Iowa what has I think -- showcasing Iowa's.
I was positives outside of the political arena where we bring in our agriculture.
Our financial industries in the and some of our -- higher tech and low tech businesses that the debt are very successful exporters of the country from China.
-- you know we -- you're showing our viewers the teacher before obviously as you're excited about.
Him coming to Iowa and actually.
As a matter fact that mean you know we did talk about trade balance I wanted to ask you about this like you know -- -- -- export 92 billion this country does.
The China that was last year but -- -- he gets from John at three at 352.
Billion dollars here in 2010 so there's a big trade imbalance and that's -- major issues.
That the administration actually has that -- right -- is the trade and balance do you think that that that's gonna get better based on what you've seen what you've heard of not.
One of -- hours.
Well I I think you've gotta you know have some experience with China traveler for 27 years and I've watched it grow.
And it's sort of like a flower in that -- coming into full bloom right now.
And the real benefit we have is that it's only slightly developed in China they have tremendous needs.
And they will be buying from outside of China -- you know larger quantities of anything they never exported.
In the next few years and I think what we've seen in Iowa is is -- -- thirteen 100% increase in exports.
And I think that's it's exponential growth that fits well with the billion to have people and I think we're gonna see more and more that.
And I think the opportunities are there for many US companies as well as other governments to sell back to China it's a big cycle.
And I think the cycles just started.
Good for US companies like Archer Daniels Midland Cargill -- mean they did they did sign.
A big piece of the soybean deal.
The Chinese allegation while and I -- expected to -- more and it's gonna be a record soybean deal for the United States and means that you're saying you think that that's gonna.
Continued there were actually gonna grow our export market to Chinese.
I think yeah absolutely I think for several is like four billion dollars worth of soybeans.
In -- vice president she was you know quick to point out the number last night in -- very excited.
In giving his presentation at a dinner that I was lucky enough to attend.
And at that dinner right I got the feeling that it was more of -- -- casual friendship and an opening of of of a curtain of sorts that's going to give tremendous opportunity.
Two west and I think the west needs to not look at China like the evil power from the east.
But more as.
A country that you know with -- safe -- and improper business training and and goodwill and in good loyal relationships will become a fabulous customer.
And I think that customer which.
In a shining bright last night here in the -- And I know that you actually I know that you do import -- you a question hire American workers but he also important kind of twilight ago.
David -- as it is I was looking at the menu from last night's dinner I'm thinking you guys are trying to give the -- a heart attack for even takes office in China bacon lettuce and tomato can naps.
Bacon wrapped pork how was dinner.
-- there was fattening and that I would say that it was probably our our high level of fat contents.
I myself lost almost -- 100000 last year or so from the it was a little tough to look at the -- but.
All the food was delicious and I did need every bit there was very lean and -- always say that pork is that on the white meat I think it is in many ways they tastiest thing from Iowa.
Hundred pounds -- that's amazing congratulations on that beds you look great and it's all -- my -- got a -- back last night perfect fit.
Think you can -- -- all right competitive edge president -- David -- fund David thank you.
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