The Indiana Chamber of Commerce says the state exports more than $1 billion in goods to China annually and the damage to Indiana businesses from higher tariffs could be “devastating.”
MetaCX plans to invest more than $1 million to expand, including leasing office space in the Salesforce Tower on Monument Circle.
The increased tariffs could soon make toilet paper, light fixtures, computers and furniture, more expensive. If no deal is reached with China, the president also threatens another wave of tariffs that would cover almost all other goods including clothing and shoes.
Farmers' confidence in the economy tumbled last month, according to the latest Ag Economy Barometer reading. The April survey had the fourth largest sentiment index drop since it began in 2015.
A coalition of retailers and farmers says Indiana could lose up to 15,000 jobs if the additional tariffs go into effect for one to three years.
President Donald Trump boosted tariffs Friday on Chinese imports from 10 to 25 percent. As trade talks continue, U.S. businesses warn the increase will hurt them and consumers.
Swedish manufacturer Saab says it will open an Indiana manufacturing site as part of its production of a new Air Force training jet.
Research shows expanding forested land is a relatively cheap and efficient way to reduce the impact of carbon emissions on the climate.
Infighting between two top National Rifle Association leaders took center stage Saturday at the organization's membership meeting in Indianapolis.
Lawmakers in both chambers passed legislation Wednesday that would allow Indiana to regulate the growth and sale of hemp.