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Media Minute— a weekly dispatch of local, national and world news impacting West Virginia’s manufacturing industry.

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Media Minute— a weekly dispatch of local, national and world news impacting West Virginia’s manufacturing industry.

West Virginia

WV's partnership with Qatar offers new opportunities
Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON - An official partnership between the state of West Virginia ... "The petrochemicals industry - they understand that business real well," ...

Jamie Dimon's Shareholders Letter speaks to WV's challenges
WV News

A pro-growth policy environment providing a level of certainty in areas of tax reform, infrastructure investment, education reform, and net in-migration ...

Appalachia's struggling coal communities find hope in transition to clean energy

An energy technology company's decision to open a new manufacturing facility ... that on average install two solar systems per week in West Virginia.

Appalachian Power, Wheeling Power seek increase in West Virginia
HNN Huntingtonnews.net

Appalachian Power, Wheeling Power seek increase in West Virginia ... Additional federal tax reformsavings will be addressed in a separate ongoing ...

Howard Swint: Midstream key to West Virginia's economic growth (Daily Mail)
Charleston Gazette-Mail
Its impact is already being realized in the natural gas industry, whereby West Virginia-based operations are now producing so much dry methane and ... Ethane storage will guarantee a steady supply of feedstock for the chemical manufacturing plants, as well as to stabilize the price for their source ...

United States

Donald Trump Has Decided a Trade War With China Is a Bad Idea After All
Slate Magazine

When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win ...

Trump Keeps Up Pressure on Auto Makers to Generate US Jobs
Wall Street Journal

Mr. Trump made clear at a White House meeting Friday with top auto-industry executives that he wasn't done prodding them on jobs—including ...

US firms plead for exemptions
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

US firms plead for exemptions ... The American Chemistry Council has predicted that by driving up prices and killing sales, the tariffs would wipe out ...

TRADE WAR: Is Germany 'taking the American economy for a ride'?

With the US now threatening to punish nations who continue to trade with Iran after sanctions are imposed, Der Spiegel editor Klaus Brinkbäumer ...

Trump throws ZTE curveball as big week for US-China trade begins

Lobbying groups seeking to take part include the National Retail Federation and the National Associationof Manufacturers. The hearings start ...

NAFTA proposals unlikely to see much output moved - report

Industry executives and supply chain experts have told the news agency new calculations to determine what qualifies as vehicle content, what limits ...

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