October 1, 2014
The creation of jobs in the United States was a popular topic of discussion at the U.S.-China Manufacturing Symposium. University of Alabama Vice-Chancellor Jo Bonner spoke about the importance of the two countries working together to stimulate the southeastern economy.
The Golden Dragon, which is the largest copper wire company in the world, will be locating to Wilcox County, Alabama this year, employing about 300 to 500 hundred people. The county sits at an unemployment rate of 16 percent.