- 15 December, 2017
- Posted by: International Trade Hub
- Category: Press Coverage
“Japanese consul general visits port”
Herald Tribune December 15, 2017
PALMETTO — Port Manatee and Japan were strengthening their commercial ties Friday with the visit of the country’s top Florida-based official.
“Japanese company colleagues generally find Florida to be a good place to live and do business,” said Ken Okaniwa, a Japanese diplomat since 1984 who has served since 2015 as consul general of Japan in Miami. “This is not a surprise, because many of them have achieved growing revenues and expanded operations.