Governor, state officials to visit Germany, Spain
Posted: Monday, June 7, 2010 10:46 am
By: The Associated Press
The Messenger 06.07.10
NASHVILLE (AP) — Gov. Phil Bredesen and other state officials will visit Germany and Spain this month to meet with officials from Volkswagen and potential VW suppliers.
The delegation will be gone from June 13-19 and travel to Berlin and Wolfsburg, Germany, and then to Barcelona, Spain.
VW is building a $1 billion plant in Chattanooga.
According to a news release from the state Friday, Germany is Tennessee’s sixth largest trading partner and Spain is 18th.
Also making the trip will be Economic and Community Development commissioner Matt Kisber, Revenue commissioner Reagan Farr and Finance and Administration commissioner Dave Goetz.
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