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Mayor Ed Lee Visits China to Seek Housing Project Funds

Negotiations over San Francisco's biggest redevelopment projects are expected to be an essential part of Ed Lee's first visit to China as a mayor. Lee negotiated with officials from the China Development Bank. Lee flew to Hong Kong before traveling to Beijing to speak to students at Tsinghua University and meet with government officials. Lee will court Chinese investment in technology and biotechnological companies.
Contact Info: 
Chris Roberts, SFExaminer
Type of Exchange: 
Participants (Types): 
government officials, Gary Locke, former Governor of Washington and current U.S. ambassador to China
Exchange Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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