Latest articles from USA

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?

View from America: a US split

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

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.

US firms hit reshoring rut: Brookings Institute

US companies looking to reshore their manufacturing operations are facing difficulties, according to a recent report by US think tank, Brookings Institute.

Wyoming top US state for tax

The Tax Foundation's latest index looks at the most hospitable tax systems in the US on a state-by-state basis. 

Study targets US skills gap

A new study shines the spotlight on the US states that are ripe for an economic turnaround and those that need more help combatting the skills gap. 

ICF announces Smart Communities shortlist

Intelligent Community Forum has named the 21 locations shortlisted for its Intelligent Community of the Year, 2015 award.

China, the UK and Germany lead investor attractiveness ranking: DCI

China, the UK and Germany emerged as the most attractive locations for investors in a survey by US-based location marketing firm, Development Counsellors International.

Recovery is in progress in US cities: National League of Cities

US cities are starting to recover from the 'great recession', which started in 2008, but, according to the speakers at a recent National League of Cities press conference, an infrastructure deficit is holding them back from further growth.

A taxing game

Are tax inversion-related relocations facing an uncertain future?

The wave of US companies relocating to Europe or the Caribbean for tax purposes is raising concerns among authorities in the country. And with the OECD looking to establish a coordinated international approach when it comes to corporate tax rates, are the days of tax inversion-inspired manoeuvring numbered?

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