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Video: Manufacturing A Future For Mississippi

Northeast Miss, (WCBI) – Mississippi business leaders see the state as an emerging market for the rest of the country and think advanced manufacturing are the best opportunities for growth.

Those are among the results of surveys conducted by the Mississippi Economic Council during a tour of 19 cities. To take advantage of those opportunities, the state must remain competitive by improving educational achievement, work force training and its infrastructure.

That includes a focus on technical skills training. The surveymanufacturing1s help the state’s chamber of commerce development legislative strategies and goals and incentive program proposals for state lawmakers.