Trade War: Export-dependent South Carolina finds itself caught between its No. 1 sales market and White House policies

//Trade War: Export-dependent South Carolina finds itself caught between its No. 1 sales market and White House policies

Trade War: Export-dependent South Carolina finds itself caught between its No. 1 sales market and White House policies

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains between Atlanta and Charlotte, Greenville County was the heart of textile country in South Carolina for much of the 20th century.Many of the spinning rooms in the area are now gone, replaced by advanced manufacturing ranging from power-generating turbines for General Electric to sport utility vehicles (SUVs) for German carmaker BMW in neighbouring Spartanburg County.The transformation – and health – of the local economy is a testament to the…

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