$1.8B Chinese paper project in Clark County (AR) now on hold (SUN Paper)

Clark County economic development officials are taking steps to market the property they once had hoped would be the site of a $1.8 billion paper mill employing 350 people, a situation they said the company blamed on the simmering trade war between the United States and China.

Announced with great fanfare nearly four years ago, the project by Shandong Sun Paper Industry would have provided 1,000 additional jobs in the logging industry and 2,000 to construct the mill.

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