Latest articles from USA

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‚Äôs 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.

Medtech M&As peak in 2014: GlobalData

There was a record number of mergers and acquisitions in the medical device industry in 2014, according to a report by consulting firm, GlobalData.

Big changes to tax regimes in 2014: Taxand

An annual report by international tax advisory network, Taxand, highlights a number of significant changes that have transformed the global tax landscape.

SKFs US talent search

SKF's US talent search

Swedish lubricants and bearings giant SKF is planning a substantial US expansion in the next couple of years, but where will it find the workforce for its new, solutions-based model? 

Alabama targets in hi-tech sectors

Alabama has already made a name for itself when it comes to attracting manufacturing investment, but can it repeat this success in the hi-tech sector?

View from America: a US split

The US is a country divided politically, though there is some hope for a better business environment.

Leif Thorwaldsson

A friend indeed: business the PartnerTech way

PartnerTech's 'industrial partnership' operating model means that the company has nothing to sell and focuses specifically on the products of other companies. Its CEO explains why oil and gas solutions and medical devices are its strongest fields, and how it is targeting China and North America.

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