Kentucky exports en Gov. Beshear to Lead Kentucky Trade Mission to Canada <p>Gov. Steve Beshear will lead an international business trade mission to Canada this summer. The trip will be the first-ever trade mission of the Kentucky Export Initiative, and will be aimed at boosting commerce between the Bluegrass State and America’s northern neighbor.</p><p>Canada already serves as Kentucky’s number one export destination, with the commonwealth exporting $7.3 billion in products and services there in 2012. That’s more than four times the total goods and services exported to Kentucky’s number two trading partner, Mexico.</p><p>The Kentucky trade mission will take place June 4-7 in Toronto. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:33:06 +0000 Kevin Willis 27827 at Kentucky Governor To Talk Economic Development in Japan <p>Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will leave Sunday for an economic development trip to Taiwan and Japan. The seven day trip is expected to highlight the bluegrass state&#39;s 30 year sister-state relationship with Taiwan, and to showcase the Bourbon industry in the Commonwealth. Sat, 12 May 2012 14:58:00 +0000 Dan Modlin 12242 at Kentucky Governor To Talk Economic Development in Japan