A good concession by the California state for Samsung Korea. These kind of concessions are very good motivation for world wide investments in to USA. I feel that this concession or more be extended to USA based manufacturers also.
Good question. The official statement from the state of California does not say.
The story from the Silicon Valley Business Journal story says Samsung intends to expand the facility within the next two years:
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