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Oakland County in Michigan has suffered along with near neighbour Detroit in recent years, with the decimation of the auto industry bringing high unemployment levels to both locations. However, Oakland's long-standing commitment to attracting investment is behind a remarkable turnaround over the past couple of years.
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Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut Corporation hopes to tap into the potential of Brazil's aviation market, taking advantage of investment incentive programmes and becoming an early mover in what is predicted to become one of the world's fastest growing markets for air travel.
North Carolina, South Carolina, Indiana and California are battling it out for the title of fDi National Champion. And with California’s ability to attract investment in the Software and IT services sector, the other states may be scrambling to catch up.
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