Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

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August 20, 2013

July home sales better than a year ago

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Indiana counts Japan as its largest Asian trading partner. It is Indiana’s fifth-largest export country in the world, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Trade Database. Nearly 44,000 Hoosiers are employed by more than 200 Japanese companies located in the state. Indiana is the only U.S. state that is home to three Japanese original equipment manufacturer automotive companies, Subaru, Toyota and Honda.

The cost of the state delegation is being covered entirely through private donations to the Indiana Economic Development Foundation. No tax dollars will be used. The state will be represented by First Lady Karen Pence and Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation has an office in Nagoya, and representatives will assist with trip arrangements.

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