In June 2017, BMW announced plans to spend $600 million
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In June 2017, BMW announced plans to spend $600 million to expand production at its South Carolina plant. The new investment would allow BMW to prepare for the new X model of SUVs. BMW apparently felt it would be better able to compete and create value with a U.S.-based facility. In fact, BMW expected to export 70% of the vehicles produced in South Carolina. Also in 2017, noted Taiwanese iPhone supplier Foxconn announced plans to build a $10 billion plant in Wisconsin, and Chinese tire manufacturer Wanli Tire Corp. announced plans to build a $1 billion plant in South Carolina.
- What are some of the reasons that foreign manufacturers of products as diverse as automobiles, cell phones, and tires might arrive at the same conclusion to build plants in the United States?
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