US government launches Africa campaign

In a bid to encourage US companies to take advantage of investment opportunities in Africa, the US government has launched a series of programmes aimed at facilitating investment in the continent. 

IDB: Latin America and the Caribbean set for 2015 growth

Latin America and the Caribbean region set to record GDP growth of 2.2% for 2015 according to the Inter-American Development Bank.

Mercedes-Benz USA moves to Atlanta

The carmaker is relocating its headquarters to take advantage of Georgia’s low-cost environment, workforce quality and location. 

Global trade loses momentum: World Bank

Global trade is slowing down, according to a study by the World Bank, hit by shifting trade patterns, low interest rates and soft commodity prices. 

Crossborder legislation up in 2014: Unctad

Liberalisation and promotion of investment increased in 2014, according to a report from the UN Conference on Trade and Development.

Medtech M&As peak in 2014: GlobalData

There was a record number of mergers and acquisitions in the medical device industry in 2014, according to a report by consulting firm, GlobalData.

Big changes to tax regimes in 2014: Taxand

An annual report by international tax advisory network, Taxand, highlights a number of significant changes that have transformed the global tax landscape.

SKFs US talent search

SKF's US talent search

Swedish lubricants and bearings giant SKF is planning a substantial US expansion in the next couple of years, but where will it find the workforce for its new, solutions-based model? 

Alabama targets in hi-tech sectors

Alabama has already made a name for itself when it comes to attracting manufacturing investment, but can it repeat this success in the hi-tech sector?

Peru looks to beat the blip

Peru has undergone a renaissance in recent years, embracing a free-market economy and putting the days of hyperinflation behind it. But sluggish growth in 2014 is spurring the government into action. 

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