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West Virginia

China Energy officials cancel trip related to WV deal due to Trump trade spat
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Officials say the deal, announced in November after West Virginia and ... to the state's natural gas industry, including chemical manufacturing projects. ... Eyeballs shifted back to the deal between West Virginia and China Energy on ...

Studies give mixed views on manufacturing
Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON - While West Virginia recently ranked poorly on a private sector report grading its manufacturing and logistics sectors, several business ...

Japanese-brand Automakers Demonstrate Strong Commitment to American Workers, Communities
Longview News-Journal

From new manufacturing investments underway in Alabama and West Virginia to technical training initiatives and educational grants, JAMA members ...

China suspends $84B W.Va. gas project, citing tariffs
E&E News

A Chinese power company is holding off on a nearly $84 billion investment in shale gas and chemical manufacturing in West Virginia, citing an ...

Popular Japanese Immersion Camp kicks off
Huntington Herald Dispatch

... Department of Education, Cabell County Schools, and locally based Japanese companies Toyota Motor Manufacturing in West Virginia, of Buffalo; ...

China's $83.7B Plans for West Virginia Shale, PetChem Projects in Jeopardy As Trade War Escalates
Natural Gas Intelligence

Brian Anderson, director of West Virginia University's (WVU) Energy ... underground natural gas liquids storage and chemical manufacturing projects.

ACMA Holds its 18th Consecutive Technical Workshop at International Bridge Conference
Composites Manufacturing Magazine

Another example of successful rehabilitation technology was demonstrated by West Virginia University's Hota GangaRao, Ph.D., P.E., and Ray Liang, ...

LyondellBasell looking to control Braskem; could help W.Va. cracker
Composites Manufacturing Magazine
Chemical giant LyondellBasell Industries and Odebrecht SA, the controlling owner of petrochemicals producer Braskem, said Friday they have entered into exclusive talks for Lyondell to acquire control of Braskem, numerous media reported ...

Chris Stansbury: Tax cuts are feeding economic growth (Daily Mail)
Charleston Gazette-Mail

Manufacturing, which is particularly important in West Virginia, is booming. Two recently approved natural gas pipelines in the state will create tens of ...

United States

China hits pause on Appalachian energy investment citing trade war concerns
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

He was hoping to be flanked by officials from China Energy Investment Corp. and to watch the crowd's eyes widen as the CEO of the Chinese giant ...

China's $83.7B Plans for West Virginia Shale, PetChem Projects in Jeopardy As Trade War
Natura Gas Intel

As fears over a trade war with the United States loom, executives from China Energy Investment Corp. canceled an appearance they were scheduled to make at an industry conference in Pittsburgh this week ...

Trump to host mining, trade policy roundtable in Duluth
West Fargo Pioneer

DULUTH—President Donald Trump will meet with local mining industry representatives and elected leaders during a formal "roundtable" discussion ...

Intel has paths around Trump's China tariffs, analysts say

(Reuters) - Intel Corp, the world's biggest chipmaker by revenue and a prominent U.S. manufacturer, could avoid the most severe effects of a new list ...

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs ... Tariffs are charged on the manufacturing cost, which is about 70 percent of the ... For instance, the RAV4's engines are made in Alabama and transmissions in West Virginia.

Looking At US Trade With China

Dan Ikenson is director of Cato's Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies and joins us now. Mr. Ikenson, thanks for being with us.

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