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24779
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Wilmington-based Vertex Railcar Corp. recently partnered with China Southern Railway in a venture that will provide much-needed economic development impact. Vertex CEO, Don Croteau discusses his background and his goals for the partnership.
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24235
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Wilmington, North Carolina's historic port city, and the Cape Fear coastal region are among the state's top tourist draws. This article presents top tourist attractions and activities in the area.
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24239
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Wilmington's population continues to grow and its economy is expanding and diversifying. This article examines the city's growth and setbacks over the past year.
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24286
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Wilmington has witnessed a boom in business startups and community development as a result of leaders' unique approach, which included capitalizing on its unique waterfront and port city.
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3549
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With strong tourism and shipping-based industries, in addition to manufacturing and movie production studios, Wilmington is a major contributor to the economy of the southern coastal region.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 11, Nov 1997, p25-26,28,32,34,36-37, il
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30613
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Four new measures of economic activity in Wilmington, North Carolina have been developed during the past year. The local economy is forecast to grow five percent over 1991. The current national recession should end by third quarter 1991 if the Federal Reserve System takes appropriate actions.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Winter 1991, p14-17, il, bibl, f
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30615
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The Wilmington, North Carolina economy did not escape the effects of the 1990-91 national recession, but a recovery should be well underway by third quarter 1991. Over the next year, the national economy is forecast to grow about five percent.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Summer 1991, p8-12, il, bibl, f
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30604
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The Wilmington, North Carolina area economy is forecast to grow more than eight percent over 1990. A mild national recession is possible during the first half of 1990.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Jan 1990, p20-22, il, bibl, f
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30606
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Over the last eighteen months, economic activity in the Wilmington, North Carolina area has shown mixed signals. Employment has been flat, but retail sales and building permits have continued to grow. At the national level, economic growth is expected to increase and the inflation rate is expected to fall during the second half of the year.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 2, July 1990, p14-16, il, bibl, f
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30592
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Over the first half of 1988, economic activity in the Wilmington, North Carolina area grew at an annual rate of twelve percent. Forecasted growth for this area in 1989 is predicted to be approximately nine percent. The national economy should grow during 1989, assuming that the Federal Reserve System does not restrict monetary growth.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 7 Issue 1, Jan 1989, p16-18, il, bibl, f
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30597
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The Wilmington, North Carolina area economy grew by approximately three percent over 1988. A mid-year review indicates that the local economy will grow by approximately six percent over 1989. At the national level, the inflation outlook is good and a recession appears very unlikely.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, July 1989, p12-15, il, bibl, f
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24382
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DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group is housed in Wilmington, North Carolina and owns seven soundstages. It produced seven of the twenty-two movies filmed in the state in 1987, causing North Carolina to be fourth in the nation in terms of movie-making profits. Now, the company is struggling financially, which may have a negative effect on bringing in future movie-makers to the state.
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30584
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The Wilmington, North Carolina area economy grew by approximately five percent over 1987. A mid-year review of local economic activity indicates that 1988 will be similar to 1987. At the national level, restrictive monetary policy enacted in 1987 will cause a slowdown in economic activity beginning in the second half of 1988 and continuing into 1989.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 6 Issue 2, July 1988, p15-17, il, bibl, f
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30581
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Economic activity in the Wilmington, North Carolina area has grown over the first three quarters of 1987, and growth in the six percent range is forecast for 1988. If the Federal Reserve System follows a moderately expansionary monetary policy, the national economy should grow by approximately three percent over 1988.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Jan 1988, p8-11, il, bibl, f