Never hear the Governor tout this, but 70,000 people in Texas go to work every day at a job provided by a British company.

The UK is the number one source of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Texas.

$10 billion in trade is exchanged between Texas and the UK annually.

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These stats from the British American Business Council of Houston which gathered to recognize some top performing corporations in the Brit/Texan business exchange.

It was a roomful of high-powered entrepreneurs, employers and employees speaking the same language of business, opportunity and success, with some delightful accents.  How does West Texas sound to a Scot, anyway?  It was a brawny gathering.