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View from America: Listening through the noise

While many of the US presidential hopefuls talk about changing the country's business environment, it is worth noting that none are looking to deter foreign investors. 

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San Jose mayor looks beyond 'lucky' tech supremacy

The mayor of California's San Jose, Sam Liccardo, acknowledges that he is lucky to be running a city into which investors – particularly tech giants – are flocking, but he tells Michal Kaczmarski that he is keen to maintain a diverse economy and an affordable cost of living for its inhabitants.

Daniel Guerrero

San Marcos mayor happy with his small advantage

The Texan city of San Marcos is establishing a reputation as a tech hub within the state, and counts Amazon among its list of satisfied customers. It's mayor, Daniel Guerrero, tells Michal Kaczmarski why the small but affluent city is proving so adept at punching above its weight.

PayPal pulls out of North Carolina deal over sex discrimination law

Tech company PayPal pulls out of North Carolina in the wake of controversial law. Others will follow the suit, experts predict.

US to see increased investment from China

The slowdown at home and a need to diversify are causing Chinese investors to focus on the US, but, according to a new report, concerns about the regulatory environment are widespread.

Digitalisation is the cure for US manufacturing

The US has particular strengths in the IT skills and knowledge that are revolutionising industry and advanced technologies.

FDI from US into Canada declines

The number of projects recorded by US companies in Canada has been in decline since 2012.

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fDi National Championship: the winner

Following a close playoff season, fDi Magazine has crowned the US FDI national champion. While University of Alabama snatched victory from Clemson University on the football field, South Carolina is taking home the trophy where FDI is concerned. Cathy Mullan reports. 

Tax climate lures GE to Boston

GE’s move to Boston has been prompted by a favourable tax regime, a highly skilled workforce and proximity to elite academic institutions.

Miami's bigger slice of investment

Miami's bigger slice of investment

Miami's recent history has been turbulent, both economically and socially, but this does not seem to have damaged its allure. Indeed, in recent years Chinese investors have been particularly active in the city, though its strength remains its reputation as the US's main link to the Latin American world.

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