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Klarna

Payments specialist Klarna checks out the US market

Klarna has become Sweden's next $1bn tech company. Michal Kaczmarski looks at how the company has simplified online payments to the benefit of buyers and retailers alike, and reports on its quest to replicate its existing success in Europe in the competitive US payments market. 

Agtech growth market

Agtech: feeding a growing market

Bringing together agriculture and technology is providing new solutions to old problems. Michal Kaczmarski profiles the locations looking to tap this multibillion-dollar industry. 

View from America: doing deals in the US

As political paralysis grips Washington, the US's private equity firms are enjoying their most active period in recent years.

Cuba starts attracting FDI

After the US lifted several of its significant restrictions on Cuba, foreign investors have moved in on the country.

Positive reactions to US state of the union address

Interest groups, including US trade association, the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC), and Washington, DC-based think tank, Brookings Institute, have reacted positively to the matters raised in the US president's annual speech. 

CEOs less optimistic in 2015: PWC

Though there are pockets of optimism in various regions and countries, the overall tone of PWC's Global CEO Survey for 2015 is a pessimistic one.

US government launches Africa campaign

In a bid to encourage US companies to take advantage of investment opportunities in Africa, the US government has launched a series of programmes aimed at facilitating investment in the continent. 

Mercedes-Benz USA moves to Atlanta

The carmaker is relocating its headquarters to take advantage of Georgia’s low-cost environment, workforce quality and location. 

Global trade loses momentum: World Bank

Global trade is slowing down, according to a study by the World Bank, hit by shifting trade patterns, low interest rates and soft commodity prices. 

Crossborder legislation up in 2014: Unctad

Liberalisation and promotion of investment increased in 2014, according to a report from the UN Conference on Trade and Development.

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