Audio – Senator Keith Ingram Reporting News From 90th General Assembly
July 28th, 2016 • News

July 28, 2016 – Senator Keith Ingram audio report of news from the 90th General Assembly.

In this week’s report:

  • The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) has opened its third overseas office in Berlin, with offices already in China and Japan
  • German manufacturing companies already do a lot of business in Arkansas, mainly production of automobile parts, power tools, plastics, and steal
  • There are 23 German companies in Arkansas that employ about 1,600 people, 13 French companies that employ 3,700 people, and 8 Swiss companies that employ 4,400 people
  • The AEDC office in Berlin will work with officials of national and local governments with the goal to ease regulations and lower tariffs that create trade barriers, especially for our agriculture commodities

 

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