Jindal meets with Taiwan president on Asian trip
BATON ROUGE- At the start of his Asian business development trip, Gov. Bobby Jindal has met with the president of Taiwan and executives from Formosa Plastics Corporation.
Jindal and President Ma Ying-jeou talked about shared economic interests between Louisiana and Taiwan, which imports agricultural, energy and chemical products from the state.
Formosa has a plant in Baton Rouge.
Jindal's office said the governor and leaders of the company talked about possible growth in Louisiana.
Jindal left Saturday for the week-long trip, which also will take him to Japan and South Korea.
It's the governor's first overseas economic development mission in office.
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