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BMW’s impact on Spartanburg at risk over tariffs
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BMW has helped generate 70,000 jobs across [South Carolina]. More than half those jobs are at BMW itself or among its parts suppliers and could be threatened by new round of tariffs.
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BMW’s impact on Spartanburg at risk over tariffs

SUV production was once the exclusive province of BMW’s Spartanburg [South Carolina] plant, which continues to churn out more than 1,000 of them a day.

The burning question is how the Upstate economy could weather a workforce reduction at the company that has helped generate 70,000 jobs across the state. More than half those jobs are at BMW itself or among its parts suppliers, manufacturing jobs with average salaries of more than $60,000 per year that contribute more than $2 billion to the state.

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