Texas is the largest state in the southern United States, is one of the
nation's second largest state of Alaska, second only to California. Southeast
Texas near the Gulf of Mexico, southwest to the Rio Grande and Mexico across,
West and the Mexican state is connected, connecting north and northeast corner
and Oklahoma, Arkansas, East and Louisiana for the neighborhood.
Climate and area: 695622 square kilometers of state area, ranking second in the
United States 50. Forest area is large, basically belong to temperate climate,
southern part area is sub tropical climate, winter is warm, summer is hot,
average temperature area difference is big. Rainfall across the different, the
average annual rainfall of 666 mm, the coastal areas of wet, inland dry.
City and population: population of about 25 million 670 thousand (2011), ranking
second in the United states. Whites accounted for 82.4% of the total population
of the state, 11.9% of blacks, Asians accounted for 3.5%. Austen (Austin), the
main city of Houston (Houston), Dallas (Dallas), Sanantonio (Antonio San), etc..
Trade situation: in 2011 the total export trade amounted to 251 billion U.S.
dollars, ranking first in the United states. The top five export markets are
Mexico, Canada, China, Holland and Brazil.
The main export commodities include
computer and electronic products, chemical products, petroleum and coal
products, machinery and equipment, etc..
Foreign investment: Texas is worldwide the most attractive to foreign direct
investment in one of the, strong economic development, business environment
competitive, and located in the heartland of North America, has attracted more
than 2000 foreign multinational companies in the establishment of the branch.
According to the data of foreign direct investment information consulting
company, from 2005 to 2010, 337 foreign companies in the state has set up more
than 400 independent branches or offices,
British every 14 in U.S. investment
projects have a in the state, Germany every 15 is a in the state. The main areas
of foreign investment are software and IT, coal, oil and gas projects, Dezhou is
the only one in the United States has three in the top 10 cities of the state.
Transport facilities, convenient transportation, highway with a total length
of more than 48 million kilometers, ranking first in the nation's; airport more
than 30, which Dallas DFW International Airport is the second largest airport,
Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport is the fourth largest airport. In
addition, Dezhou has 29 ports and Inland Waterway Port, which is the first port
of Houston, the United States foreign trade, the total volume of the United
States and the United States second. Due to the unique geographical location,
Dezhou is still connected to North America and Latin America's important trade