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Chinese president hails globalisation at Davos

Xi Jinping, the president of China, has used his keynote speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos to criticise the growing popularity of protectionist policies, and espouse the virtues of globalisation.

NFTC makes preparations to work with Trump administration

US think-tanks and trade groups map out strategies to work with incoming Trump administration.

Peru’s FDI decrease comes to a halt

Early figures for 2016 indicate a return to growth.

After momentous year, Cuba faces an uncertain 2017

The economy is shrinking, but tourist numbers are up. What will the Trump era mean for Cuba?

Berke

Chattanooga’s tech target

Andy Berke, mayor of Chattanooga, talks to fDi about the city’s plan to rebrand itself as a mid-sized technology hub.

Medellin

Medellín's renaissance: how tech investment is transforming Colombia's second city

Medellín, Colombia's second city, is consolidating its role as a business hub at the heart of the country by increasing its focus on start-ups and new technologies. Its government is now drafting a new 'smart specialisation' strategy to streamline the development of industrial clusters with high innovative potential and thus turn the page on its infamous past once for all. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island establishes tech training for schools

Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo talks to Michal Kaczmarski about the training initiatives the state is establishing in order to provide skilled workers for the many technology companies investing there.

William 'Red ' Whittaker

Pittsburgh at the forefront of the robot revolution

Pittsburgh is a global leader when it comes to robotics research and development, hosting numerous companies in the field drawn to the city's rich industrial heritage, highly skilled workforce and the expertise coming out of Carnegie Mellon University. Natasha Turak looks at how the city is building on this reputation.

Collaborative Innovation Center, Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh rises to status of cyber security force

Pittsburgh was among the early leaders of the cyber security industry, a position it has enhanced in recent years. Natasha Turak looks at the methods the city is using to stay ahead of the game in this increasingly relevant field.

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Pittsburgh takes manufacturing into another dimension

Pittsburgh’s manufacturing industry has changed with the times, moving from heavy industry to embrace advanced technology such as 3D printing. Natasha Turak reports.

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