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Detroit poverty

Towards equal access: tackling US urban poverty

Poverty levels in many US cities that were once leaders in the manufacturing world are unacceptably high. To combat this, a number of programmes have been launched to train people from poor areas and assist them in finding employment. Natasha Turak looks at how the private sector – both domestic and foreign – is playing a role in these initiatives

View from America: Not so united States?

The US populace is becoming increasingly polarised politically, with implications for the outcome of the presidential election and after, says Daniel Malachuk.

The future of America's Rust Belt

Millions of manufacturing jobs have gone in the former industrial heartlands of the US in the past few decades. In an effort to counteract this, state bodies are joining forces to attract FDI and ensure they can offer the skilled workforce demanded by investors. Natasha Turak reports.

Nation brands 2016

Nation Brands 2016 report: Singapore strong, US valuable

The US once more has the most valuable country brand while Singapore's is the strongest, according to Brand Finance’s annual National Brands report, with a strong correlation continuing to exist between a strong nation brand and investment attractiveness.

9/11 bill threatens US-Saudi investment

A vote by Congress to allow lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could jeopardise promised investment, reports Sebastian Shehadi.


South San Francisco: big fish, small pond

South San Francisco mayor Mark Addiego explains why his city is a thriving biotech destination, unlike its larger neighbour.

Bob Buckhorn

Tampa's youthful spirit

Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn is repositioning the Florida city as the destination for young professionals and foreign investment by focusing on its specialist clusters and developing its infrastructure to provide an attractive urban environment. Michal Kaczmarksi reports.

US inland ports take pressure off cargo bottlenecks: CBRE report

US inland ports have become crucial to supporting international trade as seaports struggle to cope with growing cargo volumes, according to a report from global real estate adviser CBRE. Karen E Thuermer reports.

Report examines US highways' cost effectiveness

An annual US road report ranked states for best highway infrastructure, with South Carolina and Alabama taking the honours. Karin E Thuermer reports.

Asia-Pacific business services FDI into US continues to fall

Business services projects are following a downward pattern year on year since 2013. James Whitten reports.

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