Toledo Mayor Mike Bell embarked May 18 on a second trip to China in an effort to attract investors to the region.
The strategy to attract international money to the Toledo area has been an underlying theme of his administration.
The Blade offers full coverage of these efforts, as well as the mayor's and other officials' travels to Chinese cities and visits by potential investors.
Chinese again want to buy Marina District, mayor says, 5/27/11
Mayor Bell's sales pitch in China adds key player, 5/26/11
Sister city closes streets to greet Mayor Bell, 5/25/11
Toledo opens second office in Chinese city, 5/24/11
Mayor Bell participates in 'cooperation forum' with leaders in Chinese coastal city, 5/23/11
Toledo delegation squeezes Chinese culture into trip, 5/23/11
Bell orchestrates Chinese debut for Toledo talent, 5/22/11
Firm's reputation has solid footing, 5/21/11
Toledo delegation promotes relations, 5/20/11
Mayor Bell, delegation welcomed on arrival in China, 5/20/11
Bell off on new quest to attract investors, 5/18/11
Toledo finds China study on investing encouraging, 5/6/11
Investors aim to bring life back into Docks, 3/26/11
Despite unknowns, mayor and aides trust developers' intentions, 2/20/11
Shenzhen has it all but highlights young, modern culture, 5/21/11
China looks a lot like the U.S. -- at least at first glance, 5/20/11
Getting to China: Mayor flies direct, reporter takes scenic route, 5/18/11