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US needs to step up R&D capabilities: Brookings Institute

With spending in many other countries outpacing that in the US, local think tank Brookings Institute has said that the country must increase its investment in research and development. 

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Susana Martinez: incentivising investment in New Mexico

New Mexico governor Susana Martinez has been sharpening the state’s competitive edge, pushing through legislative changes to make its investment environment more attractive. 

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When FDI fails: learning the lessons of international expansion

The complexities of overseas expansions are often overlooked in the bid to tap into new growth markets. Michal Kaczmarski looks at what it takes to crack foreign markets. 

China is leading investor in US in 2014

China emerged as the leading investor in the US in 2014.

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Wisconsin governor predicts growth in 2015

Recent economic reforms have led to a wave of job creation in Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker tells Courtney Fingar about the state’s stability, business friendliness and why he believes it is on course for growth in 2015.

Houston will avoid recession, says mayor

Having diversified its economy away from oil, Houston's mayor has said that the city's economy will be able to withstand the impact of a declining oil price.

Orlando 'global business hub', says president of development commission

Speaking at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in March, president and CEO of the Orlando Economic Development Commission claimed that Orlando was fast becoming an international hub of commerce. 

US employs apprenticeship programmes

Companies investing in the US are building their own workforce with training and apprenticeship programmes that can provide skills and a salary.

US government officials send out strong message to investors

Speaking at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC in March, US secretary of commerce Penny Pritzker and US secretary of state John Kerry, made a strong case to investors considering entering the US.

Idaho state representatives whet investor interest

Speaking at the Select USA Investment Summit in Washington, DC, in March, representatives from Idaho stressed the state's investment potential, particularly in the food industry, citing the long list of investors that had located to the state in recent years. 

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