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Dallas-Fort Worth mayors strengthen Canadian ties

With the renegotiation of Nafta looming large, the mayors of Dallas-Fort Worth are renewing and enhancing Canadian relationships with a trade visit to Toronto and Quebec. Erika Morphy reports.

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Raleigh mayor's model for managing economic success

Thanks to its spirit of entrepreneurship, Raleigh, North Carolina, has seen an influx of business and workers. Nancy McFarlane, mayor of the state capital, explains how this economic success has to be matched by infrastructure investment. 

US work visas getting harder to secure

The US administration’s newly introduced vetting system is likely to stall many visa applications as the more complicated guidelines will take longer to process. Erika Morphy reports.

US leaving Paris accord “will harm job growth”

Major US companies such as Microsoft and Google have aired their dismay at the Trump administration’s opt-out of the Paris Climate Agreement, reports Natasha Turak.

Reshoring Initiative: return of US jobs predates Trump

The return of manufacturing jobs to the US is part of a trend that began in 2016, says the Reshoring Initiative. Karen E Thuermer reports.

Canada breathes sigh of relief as ​Trump backs off Nafta

The US administration’s more conciliatory attitude towards Nafta is not just a relief for Mexico. Northern neighbour Canada has deep economic ties, which could lead to trauma if cut. Erika Morphy reports.

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Is Toyota's Kentucky investment a victory for Trump?

Toyota’s $1.3bn investment in Kentucky is being hailed as a triumph by both the Japanese auto giant and US president Donald Trump. The move has improved relations between the two – whether or not it has been years in the pipeline.

US manufacturing sector enjoys rising FDI

Contrary to popular perceptions, FDI into US manufacturing has been going up over the past decade, at an average 9% per year. Timothy Conley reports.

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Orlando's attractions lure KPMG training centre

Incentives and a host of attractions cemented Orlando in Florida as a perfect location for KPMG’s new training office. But equally important have been efforts by the Orlando Economic Partnership to make the move as smooth as possible, including finding a site close to the local airport. Michal Kaczmarski reports.

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A three-point framework to measure Trump’s impact on inbound investments

The national and local investment climate in the US is confusing to most investors. Here, Robert Ginsburg outlines a three-point framework for them to measure Donald Trump’s impact on inbound investments. 

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