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Columbus Recruits Foreign-Owned Businesses To Boost Local Economy

In the past year more than 50 percent of companies recruited to Columbus are foreign-owned. The figure reflects an effort on the part of Columbus 2020, a business development organization linked to the Chamber of Commerce. Researcher Jung Kim says Columbus 2020 wants to use existing foreign owned firms to attract more investment from overseas. He says the region has been riding the automotive recovery for the past few years with the expansion of Honda. Click the listen icon to hear WOSU interview with Jung Kim