Texas Governor Greg Abbott met with Japanese Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama in Austin this week.
On Thursday, Abbott announced that he met with Sugiyama in Austin at the Governor's Mansion. Governor Abbott's office reported that Abbott and Ambassador Sugiyama discussed international trade and economic growth during the meeting. Abbott and Sugiyama also discussed the value that Japanese businesses add to the Texas economy. The conversation concluded with discussions of emergent energy and liquefied natural gas trade between Texas and Japan.
No statement from Abbott was readily available at the time of publication.