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Eric Holcomb on Free Trade

 

 


We're as likely to trade with Germany as with Georgia

Let's start with strengthening and diversifying our economy because I believe that is the linchpin to improving Hoosier lives. Everything is easier if you have a job. As we begin our third century, we see jobs and entire industries based on knowledge, technology and innovation. And we're as likely to be trading with Germany and South Korea as we are with Georgia and South Dakota. This really hit home to me again on a recent trade relations mission to London. I visited with the CEOs of three major global companies based there: Tate & Lyle--the biggest user of Indiana corn, AcelorMittal--whose Indiana Harbor complex is the largest integrated steelmaking facility in North America, and Rolls-Royce--which makes more of its products here in Indianapolis than anywhere else in the world--and by the way just invested another $600 million here.
Source: 2017 State of the State address to Indiana Legislature , Jan 17, 2017

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