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View from America: Trump administration could rearrange the face of US government

US president Donald Trump has set a broad agenda of change in government programmes. Now his appointees have been tasked with executing it, writes Daniel Malachuk.

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The United States of Uncertainty: what will Trump mean for FDI?

US president Donald Trump has already alienated some companies with his attempted travel ban but others are hoping that the former entrepreneur’s policies will result in a positive business environment in the country. What is clear is that his administration will be unlike any seen before, as Erika Morphy reports.

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The US under Trump: worth the risk?

The shockwaves caused by Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections are still being felt on a global scale, with foreign investors now having to reconsider the country’s risk profile. Philippa Maister assesses the situation.

US firms consider their post-Brexit moves

US companies with UK offices will soon begin assessing whether they should move staff overseas following the UK’s EU exit negotiations, to retain access to Europe. Timothy Conley reports

Trump stays on-script during Abe visit

Despite his rejection of the North American Free Trade Agreement (which Japan supports), US president Donald Trump has hosted a visit by Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, where the two leaders committed to economic dialogue and stronger military ties. Timothy Conley reports.

US-Mexico trade tensions threaten US farmers

Mexico has responded to US president Donald Trump’s vow to dismantle Nafta by threatening legislation to stop imports of US corn. Timothy Conley reports.

Trump’s infrastructure plan draws fire

US president Donald Trump’s call for a multibillion-dollar investment into infrastructure through public-private partnerships has been attacked for being overblown – and likely to benefit private companies at taxpayers’ expense. Karen E Thuermer reports.

US importers angry at proposed border tax hike

US consumer companies are opposing the proposed Border Adjustment Tax, which would hit those that import and sell in the US especially hard. Karen E Thuermer reports.

US airport infrastructure costs skyrocket

US airports will need $99.9bn in between 2017 and 2021, leading to calls for local user fees to be be revised. Karen E Thuermer reports.

Can we trust the US’s official economic statistics?

President Trump’s approach to economic data has been publicly questioned by a Democratic Senator and the Wall Street Journal.

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