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Special business and tourism feature

Alaska: New opportunities in the last frontier

From the first contact with humans to its current position as the largest state in the U.S., the history of Alaska has always been exceptional. Carving out its unique path in politics, trade and lifestyle, the state continues to move forward with an independent vision for the future, which includes deepening ties with China.


Governor of Alaska

Alaska’s independent state governor, Bill Walker, walked into a financial storm when coming to office in 2014 when a sudden dip in oil prices threatened the very basis of the local economy. Having engineered financial solutions to the crisis, now he is looking to widen Alaskan horizons and tap into the opportunities offered by Asian trade, diversifying the economy and providing growth for future generations