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. 

Industrialisation in Peru's pipeline

A $4bn gas pipeline project is the largest and one of the most ambitious projects of its kind in Peru's history, but when it is completed, it promises to transform the country's electricity supply chain and help it along the path to industrialisation.

Underground movement

Lima drives infrastructure underground

Few cities needed a metro system like the Peruvian capital. Now foreign money is pouring in to further extend the network and relieve pressure on the overcrowded streets above.

An infrastructure bonanza

Peru's infrastructure bonanza

For centuries a country of isolated settlements and impassable terrain, Peru is realising the benefits of road and rail links when it comes to increasing productivity.

View from America: a US split

The US is a country divided politically, though there is some hope for a better business environment.

Peter Phillips

Jamaican finance minister looks for pain to pay off

Jamaica's negotiations with the IMF, which culminated in its four-year Extended Fund Facility, were long and arduous, and the country is now coming to terms with the requirements of the agreement, such as a public sector wage freeze. However, its minister of finance, Peter Phillips, is confident the rewards will now come.

Is Uruguay mining's next big thing?

Unlike many of its South American neighbours, Uruguay is not known as a force in mining. However, new legislation and inward investment could be set to change that situation.

Leif Thorwaldsson

A friend indeed: business the PartnerTech way

PartnerTech's 'industrial partnership' operating model means that the company has nothing to sell and focuses specifically on the products of other companies. Its CEO explains why oil and gas solutions and medical devices are its strongest fields, and how it is targeting China and North America.

Mexico moves into the fast lane

Entering the fast lane: why automakers are flocking to Mexico

Its close proximity to the US, cheap labour and uncomplicated, duty-free export opportunities have seen automotive companies from all over the world coming to Mexico. Lillie Guyer reports.

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