Pence Planning Trip to China

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): Governor Mike Pence is preparing for week-long trip that includes stops in Beijing and Shanghai.

Pence says China's ripe with potential, its the largest economy in the world. He'll visit with executives from Chinese universities, government leaders and would-be investors in Indiana.

During the visit, scheduled for May 9 to 16, Pence will also visit Hoosier companies with operations in China.

It's Pence's sixth trade mission. According to the governors office, China is the fifth largest export partner, totaling 1.4 billion.