Research by the vice-president of Washington DC-based non-profit public policy group Brookings Institution suggests that innovation is increasingly reliant on proximity and collaboration.
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The US-based National Foreign Trade Council has highlighted the new trade policies that it thinks will come into action in 2014.
FDI into countries in the Balkans contracted in 2013, with a drop in the number of jobs created, projects launched and capital invested.
North America’s oil and gas sector faces regulatory uncertainties, a skills shortage and increased competition for financing in 2014, according to an outlook from Deloitte.
A US consumer confidence index shows that, as other economic indicators showed signs of recovery in the second half of 2013, so too did consumer confidence, which increased to a six-month high.
Business confidence in China has risen to its highest level for two years, buoyed by the recently announced reform agenda, according to a survey.
An overly London-centric economy reduces the appeal of UK to foreign businesses, say the findings of an investor survey. Six in 10 see the UK regional cities as viable alternatives to London
A report by global consultancy McKinsey suggests that economies in central and eastern Europe adopt a new growth strategy to reduce the region's reliance on the western European economy.
Results of a recent survey by professional services firm KPMG show increased appetite for mergers and acquisitions among US companies.
Bad news for Brazil and Russia, but India and China are on the up, says risk analyst.
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