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Positive reactions to US state of the union address

Interest groups, including US trade association, the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC), and Washington, DC-based think tank, Brookings Institute, have reacted positively to the matters raised in the US president's annual speech. 

CEOs less optimistic in 2015: PWC

Though there are pockets of optimism in various regions and countries, the overall tone of PWC's Global CEO Survey for 2015 is a pessimistic one.

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. 

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?

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