云南省人民政府外事办公室

云南省人民政府外事办公室

云南省人民政府港澳事务办公室

云南省人民对外友好协会

2015-10-13 15:41:00

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得克萨斯州是美国南方最大的州,面积约69万平方公里,人口约2567万,是全美第二大州,人口居全美第2位,首府为奥斯汀市。依托丰富的自然资源,得州素以能源工业著称于世,是美国最大的能源生产州。得州亦是农业大州,稻米、高粱、葡萄、花生和西瓜等农产品产量居全美前列。近年来,该州高科技产业发展迅猛,休斯敦、圣安东尼奥和达拉斯三角区被称作美国第二个“硅谷”,休斯敦地区已发展成为全美乃至全球最大的医疗培训和治疗中心。自休斯敦地区发现石油后,众多石油公司蜂拥而至,“海湾”、“壳牌”、“德士古”等25个主要石油公司都将总部设在得州。该州逐步成为全美最大的炼油中心,美国的石油化工产品大部分在这里生产。随着石油工业的发展,得州成为化学、电子、飞机和金属等行业的制造中心。

 

云南省与得克萨斯州于1992910日正式缔结友好省州关系。自结好以来,双方在高层往来、医疗合作、经贸合作等领域取得卓有成效的成果。由云南省六个地州市联合组成的云南民族艺术团曾到奥斯汀、达拉斯、休斯敦等城市进行了访问演出,反响强烈。上世纪90年代,两省州在医疗卫生领域开展了合作,昆明医学院与国际新生儿检测协会就新生儿检测国际合作项目开展了富有成效的合作。两省州还就引进水果优良品种、玫瑰花优秀品种、开发具有云南优势的中药,建立先进的细胞组织培养室以及推介云南中成药等方面进行了探讨和友好交流。1999年,得州代表美国参加了昆明世界园艺博览会,设立了室内展区和室外展园。

 

Texas State, USA

 

  The second-largest and second most populous state in the United States of America, Texas has an area of 690,000 km2 and a population of about 26 million. Its state capital is Austin. Known for rich natural resources and energy industry, Texas is the largest energy-producing state in the US. Texas is also a major agricultural state whose production of rice, sorghum, grape, peanut and watermelon rank among the top across the US.

 

  In recent years, the state’s high-tech industry is developing rapidly, with the Houston-San Antonio-Dallas Triangle emerging as the “second Silicon Valley”. Houston has become the world’s largest medical training and treatment center. Since the discovery of oil in Houston area, many oil companies flocked in. 25 major oil companies, including Gulf, Shell, Texaco, have headquartered in Texas, making Texas the largest oil refining center in the US. Most of the US petrochemical products are produced here. With the development of the oil industry, Texas has also grown into a center for chemical, electronics, aircraft, metals and manufacturing industries.

 

  Since Yunnan and Texas officially became friendship provinces on September 10, 1992, the two sides have seen frequent exchanges of high-level visits and substantive results in medical, trade and economic cooperation. An ethnic art troupe coalition formed by arts from six prefectures of Yunnan visited Austin, Dallas, Houston and other cities, and their performance was greatly received among the citizens in these cities.

 

  In the 1990s, the two sides carried out extensive medical and health cooperation with fruitful results in newborns physical checkup program between Kunming Medical Institute and International Neonatal Immunotherapy Study (INIS). Discussion have also been made regarding introduction of improved varieties of fruits and roses, development of Yunnan’s advantageous TCM herbs, as well as set up of advanced tissue culture chambers and introduction of Yunnan’s officinal TCM. Texas delegation attended the Kunming 1999 International Horticultural Exposition and set up indoor and outdoor pavilions.