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West Virginia economy to grow in spring with more hiring, supply chain improvements to continue, officials predict

By Josiah Cork, WV News

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — As spring approaches, business officials have called for a promising outlook for West Virginia’s economy in the next few months.

Growth is expected across the board, but Steve Roberts, president of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, notes energy sector growth in particular.

“We are expecting broad-based growth in West Virginia. Energy prices are up and probably going to continue going up, and West Virginia is our nation’s fifth largest energy producing state, so when the price of energy goes up, that has an impact on our economy in West Virginia,” Roberts said.

“So we sell more energy and sell it at higher prices. We’re expecting to see improvements in the energy markets, of course,” he said…

To read more: https://www.wvnews.com/theet/news/west-virginia-economy-to-grow-in-spring-with-more-hiring-supply-chain-improvements-to-continue/article_57b02a62-9655-11ec-8ef6-0ff49d979d27.html

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