Jindal visits Osaka Jindal visits Osaka Gov. Bobby Jindal capitol news bureau March 04, 2014 Comments Gov. Bobby Jindal arrived in Japan Wednesday after wrapping up meetings in South Korea and Taiwan, according to a statement released by his office early Wednesday. Jindal’s press office announced that the governor will meet with five companies, including Shin-Etsu, while in Osaka and Tokyo. Media were not allowed to accompany the governor. Shin-Etsu is a chemical company. Its U.S. company, Shintech, operates in Plaqumeine and Addis. The five companies are all major global manufacturers that collectively have more than $150 billion in annual sales and more than 260,000 employees, according to the governor’s office. The governor is on a week-long business mission that spans three countries. His first stop was Taiwan, where he met Taiwan President Ma Ying-Jeou and Formosa officials. From Taiwan, he traveled to Seoul, South Korea. He returns to Louisiana Saturday.