Economic Development Newswire

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Bloomberg – Foxconn’s Terry Gou Vows to Fire Up Wisconsin Plant This Year (Jan. 21, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Foxconn soon worth $522 million, but local officials develop scenario if the project goes south (Jan. 17, 2019)

The Center SquareWisconsin job growth this year projected at 0.4% (Jan. 17, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Belief in the Foxconn project is at its lowest level yet in MU Law School poll (Jan. 16, 2019)

Reuters – China, U.S. sign initial trade pact but doubts and tariffs linger (Jan. 15, 2019)

Reuters – Trump’s tariffs cost U.S. companies $46 billion to date, data shows (Jan. 9, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Wisconsin exports nearly flat in November, down 4.15% for year (Jan. 8, 2019) – Study finds hurdles for businesses in Wisconsin (Jan. 8, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Mass layoffs up in Wisconsin last year, most since 2015 (Jan. 7, 2019)

WKOW Amazon announces 500 new jobs coming to Beloit with fulfillment center (Jan. 6, 2020)

Reuters – U.S. factory sector in deepest slump in more than 10 years (Jan. 3, 2020)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – More signs emerge that the pace of Foxconn’s Wisconsin project is falling short of expectations (Jan. 3, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes Area’s manufacturing sector improved in December but remained in negative territory (Jan. 2, 2019)