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Is record US FDI a win for Trump?

The US witnessed its largest ever inflow of greenfield foreign investment in 2017, but whether this result can be linked to President Trump’s policies is debatable. Sebastian Shehadi reports. 

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JinkoSolar chooses Jacksonville as its place in the sun

Renewable energy specialist JinkoSolar has faced down Donald Trump’s tariff on solar panels made outside the US and chosen Jacksonville, Florida as the location of its new facility. Karen E Thuermer reports.

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Immigrants will be crucial to US workforce, says Dallas Fed chief

Immigrants will contribute to the growth of the US working-age population in the next 20 years and thus counter the effects of an ageing native-born workforce. Any effort to constrain numbers is therefore likely to dent growth, Robert Kaplan, CEO and president of the Dallas Fed, tells Jacopo Dettoni. 

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fDi’s Aerospace Cities of the Future 2018/19 – FDI Strategy

Brazil's São José dos Campos, Canada's Mississauga and Cincinnati in the US take the top three places for FDI Strategy in fDi’s Aerospace Cities of the Future 2018/19 ranking. Cathy Mullan reports.

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A new kind of FDI promotion for US cities and states

US cities and states know that in the modern world their competition could come from across the world – or just next door. With this in mind, they are redoubling FDI promotion efforts at home and abroad, as Erika Morphy reports.

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How to make US economic development great again

First the financial crisis then an ensuing decade of anaemic recovery have put the US on the ropes. The new tax law is an opportunity that could give the US public some cause for optimism, says Don Holbrook. 

Report: US FDI to increase as a result of tax reform

Corporate executives believe that recent US tax reform will benefit US inward FDI while penalising outward investment, according to a forecast released by the National Foreign Trade Council and Miller & Chevalier. Timothy Conley reports.

Trump changes tack on TPP

US president Donald Trump has gone back on previous statements and suggested the US could sign up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. However, how welcome the US would be is subject to debate. Philippa Maister reports.

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How to survive a global trade war

The Trump administration's announcement of new tariffs on steel and aluminium have triggered worries of a global trade war, as other countries look to reciprocate. Erika Morphy looks at ways in which investing companies can minimise the impact such a dispute will have on their balance sheets.

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The changing face of investment incentives

The $3bn received in incentives by Foxconn for locating an investment in Wisconsin in 2017 will have had other foreign investors looking on enviously. However, as Erika Morphy discovers, such mega-deals are becoming increasingly rare.

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