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WHEREAS,  international trade is an essential part of Nevada's economy, and recognizing the importance of the European Union (EU) as a top export market for Nevada's goods and services antal d the toexports from Nevada to EU have been $3.85 billion; and

WHEREAS, foreign direct investment is an important factor in the economic development of the State of Nevada, with a significant investment from the European Union and total investment by EU in Nevada has been $8.44 billion; and

WHEREAS, the Nevada workforce benefits from foreign investment and trading with partners, with more than 30,000 jobs in the State created by European Union trade and investment; and

WHEREAS, the European Union contributes to economic growth, tax base and fosters job creation in the Silver State through the long-standing presence of EU companies integrated in the local economy, contributing to building a better future for all Nevadans; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada is committed to promoting strong relations with our friends and allies, particularly economic partners that support the State's industry and workers through good jobs and shared values; and

WHEREAS, the Silver State is pleased to honor the strong economic and social ties that unite the State of Nevada and the European Union;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim December 2 - 3, 2021, as

EUROPEAN UNION DAYS IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 18th day of November 2021.

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