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Mexico looks to Asia as Trump effect bites

With a possible review of Nafta around the corner and the war of words with US president Donald Trump showing no sign of abating, Mexico’s state officials and the national government are scrambling to strengthen ties with Asian investors, as Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

US manufacturing sector enjoys rising FDI

Contrary to popular perceptions, FDI into US manufacturing has been going up over the past decade, at an average 9% per year. Timothy Conley reports.

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines PM looks to prove point with airport opening

The prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, ruffled numerous feathers with his plans for an international airport on the small island nation. He talks to Courtney Fingar about the benefits the newly opened project will bring.

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Orlando's attractions lure KPMG training centre

Incentives and a host of attractions cemented Orlando in Florida as a perfect location for KPMG’s new training office. But equally important have been efforts by the Orlando Economic Partnership to make the move as smooth as possible, including finding a site close to the local airport. Michal Kaczmarski reports.

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A three-point framework to measure Trump’s impact on inbound investments

The national and local investment climate in the US is confusing to most investors. Here, Robert Ginsburg outlines a three-point framework for them to measure Donald Trump’s impact on inbound investments. 

View from America: Trump administration could rearrange the face of US government

US president Donald Trump has set a broad agenda of change in government programmes. Now his appointees have been tasked with executing it, writes Daniel Malachuk.

US of uncertainty

The United States of Uncertainty: what will Trump mean for FDI?

US president Donald Trump has already alienated some companies with his attempted travel ban but others are hoping that the former entrepreneur’s policies will result in a positive business environment in the country. What is clear is that his administration will be unlike any seen before, as Erika Morphy reports.

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The US under Trump: worth the risk?

The shockwaves caused by Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections are still being felt on a global scale, with foreign investors now having to reconsider the country’s risk profile. Philippa Maister assesses the situation.

talking tough

Mexico deputy economy minister rules out trade restrictions in Nafta negotiations

Mexico will not accept US limitations in the form of tariffs or quantitative managed trade schemes, deputy economy minister Juan Carlos Baker tells Jacopo Dettoni. There might be room to review the rule of origin – but only if this strengthens regional value chains.  

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fDi American Cities of the Future 2017/18 – New York triumphs again

New York has once again been named fDi’s American City of the Future, topping the 2017/18 rankings, while San Francisco has held on to its second position with Houston third. Meanwhile, Canadian cities have shown most notable movement in the list, as Cathy Mullan reports. 

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