Wrigley will complete construction of its new, $25 million plant in Petersburg in the first quarter of 2004, Igor Savelyev, acting director of the company's Russian management has told Rosbalt. The new plant will produce chewing gum and Orbit drops that until now have been shipped to Russia from Wrigley plants in Europe as well as other products. Wrigley's original plant in Petersburg, with planned production capacity of 15,000 tons of chewing gum a year, opened in 1999 at a cost of $70 million.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.