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  1. 1. 美中联合商会会长:林志共 John Lin , Chairman US-China Federal Association Of Business Councils Houston have a great opportunity for the business & life
  2. 2. Why Houston? @ 4th-largest city in the United States @ a talented and highly-skilled workforce @ top-quality universities @ the largest medical center on Earth @ an ever-growing energy sector @ the space to let your business grow and prosper
  3. 3. Houston Region Rankings <ul><li>#1 Region for fastest growing companies – Fortune Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>#1 Metro for job growth – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>#3 Metro area for business and careers – Forbes Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>#5 Best Business Opportunities – Expansion Management Magazine </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why Houston ? <ul><li>Port is Ranking #1 in the U.S. in terms of foreign tonnage and 2nd in total tonnage, and is the 6 th-largest port in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Airport System ranks 4 th in the country and 6 th globally for multi-airport systems </li></ul><ul><li>575.4 miles of highways with nearly 1,000 trucking companies moving goods along them every day </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why Houston? <ul><li>88 consulate offices </li></ul><ul><li>21 foreign banks, representing 11 nations </li></ul><ul><li>More than 560 foreign-owned firms </li></ul><ul><li>More than 600 Houston companies with offices in 129 foreign countries </li></ul><ul><li>More than 3,300 area firms, foreign government offices and non-profit organizations involved in international business </li></ul>
  6. 6. Energy <ul><li>47 percent of Houston’s economic base </li></ul><ul><li>Nations highest rate of job growth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Oct ’06 - Sep ’07) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exploration and production driving expansion </li></ul>
  7. 7. Energy <ul><li>Continued dependence on imported oil </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative energy </li></ul><ul><li>At most 20 percent of U.S. needs </li></ul><ul><li>Fossil fuels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Majority of global energy demand for foreseeable future </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Aerospace Program <ul><li>Johnson Space Center </li></ul><ul><li>17,000 employees </li></ul><ul><li>$4 B in annual expenditures </li></ul>
  9. 9. Texas Medical Center <ul><li>1,000 acres land and growth </li></ul><ul><li>37 million square feet space </li></ul><ul><li>46 health care institutions </li></ul><ul><li>5 million patients per year </li></ul><ul><li>73,600 employees </li></ul><ul><li>$5.4 billion operating budget </li></ul><ul><li>33,000+ full time students </li></ul>
  10. 10. Global Comparision China – 9% of GDP India – 5% of GDP US – less than 2% of GDP
  11. 11. 10-Year Strategic Plan <ul><li>Net new jobs: 600,000 </li></ul><ul><li>New capital investment: $60 B </li></ul><ul><li>Growth in foreign trade: $120 B </li></ul>
  12. 12. Key Industry Clusters <ul><li>Aerospace and technology </li></ul><ul><li>Medical and biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Energy and petrochemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Information technology </li></ul><ul><li>Nanotechnology </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>A non profit organization 501 ( c ) </li></ul><ul><li>R egistered in the State of Texas in 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Mission is to promote and develop Sino-US trade and investment activities </li></ul><ul><li>Headquarter is located in Houston, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>6 branch offices in China </li></ul><ul><li>More detail see web: </li></ul>US-China Federal Association of Business Councils 美 中 联 合 商 会
  14. 14. <ul><li>In 2006, Sino-US Small Business Development Forum and Expo in Houston, Texas, USA </li></ul><ul><li>In 2007, China Post-WTO Finance Forum in Xiamen, China </li></ul><ul><li>In 2007, Business Matching Meeting in Houston, Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Zhejiang Shaoshan & Shanxi Business Delegation </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, Shangdong Dongying OTC & Enric Delegation </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, Shanghai Intl Medical Zone Delegation </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, Jilin, Shanxi, Shengyang, Chongqing & Fujian delegation </li></ul><ul><li>In 2009, Jiangxi, Beijing, Fujian Delegation </li></ul><ul><li>In 2010, Longyan, Zhejiang, Nanjing, Shenzhen Delegation </li></ul>US-China Federal Association of Business Councils 美 中 联 合 商 会
  15. 15. <ul><li>Energy Project: Solar Power, Wind Power, CNG, Oil-Enzyme for US </li></ul><ul><li>Biomedical Project: Telemedicine, Hospital, Supplements, Drugs & Medical Equipment manufacturing, marketing & sale in China </li></ul><ul><li>Coal Mining/Chemical and Environmental Friendly project in China </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Control/Assume/Instrument Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel & Nursing, Resort real estate development in China </li></ul><ul><li>US equipments and recycle products for exporting to China </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Services & Venture Capital for US or China company </li></ul><ul><li>Education & Training in US or China </li></ul>US-China Federal Association of Business Councils 美 中 联 合 商 会
  16. 16. <ul><li>Greater Houston Partnership ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>Houston Technology Center ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Medical Center ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>Rice Alliance/Rice University ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>Research Valley/Texas A&M University ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>Bio-Houston/Biotech Park ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Department of Commerce ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>UH-Small Business Development Center ( ) </li></ul>US-China Federal Association of Business Councils 美 中 联 合 商 会
  17. 17. 美中联合商会会长:林志共 John Lin , Chairman E-mail: [email_address] Phone: 832-681-1188 Skype:bywin8 US-China Federal Association Of Business Councils Houston Means Success