Northwest Indiana companies expect growth in overseas business with improved infrastructure and the help of state grants. In 2018, Indiana exported a record $39.3 billion of made-in-America goods to the world, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Northwest Indiana is developing pathways to international business growth but also is feeling effects of global volatility.
Northwest Indiana emerging as a destination for global investments While interest and investment on the part of foreign companies in Northwest Indiana is not a novelty, recent wins suggest the trend may have staying power. For instance, Gary and Hammond put in bids for Amazon’s HQ2. Gary/Chicago International Airport has a full-fledged U.S. Customs facility. […]
Exports, international expansions and financial backing by foreign companies For years now, American steel mills in Northwest Indiana have been locked in competition with places like China. The rising tide of steel imports has been a central stressor for the region’s focal industry, pushing companies like U.S. Steel and ArcelorMittal to seek new markets to […]