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Foxconn to go ahead with Wisconsin plant after Trump call

Taiwanese company promises 13,000 jobs but mum on LCD production details

U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a groundbreaking ceremony with then-Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou, right, and then-Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, at a factory site in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, in June 2018.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Foxconn Technology Group said on Friday that it will go ahead with the construction of a plant in the American state of Wisconsin, following direct communication between Chairman Terry Gou and U.S. President Donald Trump.

The announcement came just days after reports that parts of the $10 billion project would be suspended.

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