Commerce Secretary: China Virus Could Bring Jobs Back to US

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested that the viral outbreak in China might offer an unexpected benefit for the U.S. economy: It could encourage American manufacturers in China to return to the United States.

  • Published 30 January 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested Thursday that the viral outbreak in China might offer an unexpected benefit for the U.S. economy: It could encourage American manufacturers in China to return to the United States. "I think it will help to accelerate the return of jobs to North America. Some to U.S., probably some to Mexico as well,'' Ross told Fox Business Network. The new virus, from the coronavirus family, has paralyzed business… Read at AP News