U.S. investor plans to build uph. plant

June 2007
Furniture/Today;6/25/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 41, p48
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. investor Import Export Alliance has partnered with a Chinese firm to purchase land to build an upholstery factory in the Zhuang He Coastal Industrial Park in China, as well as offer the land for other foreign investors looking to do the same. According to Jeff Roberts, owner of Import Export Alliance, he and other investors paid $60 million for around 74 acres of the industrial park.


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