March 8 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
is planning to expand its U.S. production facilities, shifting
some manufacturing from Mexico, the Wall Street Journal reported
The South Korean firm's initial capital investment is
expected to be around $300 million, the Journal reported, citing
people familiar with the matter.
The report said Samsung planned to shift some production of
oven ranges to the United States from Mexico.
At least five U.S. states are in talks with Samsung, and the
move could generate around 500 jobs, the Journal reported. on.wsj.com/2lYsAkk
Samsung did not immediately respond to a request for
Reuters reported last month that Samsung may build a U.S.
plant for its home appliances business.
(Reporting by Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru)