Bruce Rauner

Rauner ending trade mission with visit to Chinese university

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is wrapping up his administration's first international trade mission with a visit to a Chinese university, where he said he's encouraging students to study, visit and build companies in Illinois.

Rauner spent the first part of his eight-day trip at the Midwest-Japan Conference in Japan, where he said he and eight other Midwest governors met with executives of several companies as well as with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Before returning home Sunday, Rauner is visiting Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. He says the university, which focuses on engineering and technology, is interested in forming a joint venture with the University of...