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Solo cities: why large US metropolitan areas need their own FDI strategy

With their huge economies and unique industrial structures, large US cities need their own bespoke FDI strategies, according to new reports from the Brookings Institute and the National League of Cities. 

Allegheny Technologies Inc chief happy with US home

Allegheny Technologies Inc chief happy with US home

The head of Allegheny Technologies Inc has seen his company spread its wings to all corners of the globe, but he is happy that the US commitment to being a leading manufacturing region means his home base remains an advantageous place to do business.

Game on for Louisiana

Game on for Louisiana's tech scene

Like many locations, Louisiana decided to bet on the tech sector as an engine of future economic growth. And, while many other states with similar ambitions have failed, Louisiana has already succeeded in attracting some big tech names.

View from America: US prepares for the Chinese invasion

Chinese investors, investment, visitors and students are flooding into the US, looking to take advantage of the favourable economic and business environment.

Global M&A activity surpassing 2013: Mergermarket

A third quarter report by data provider Mergermarket shows that deal value in the four months has exceeded that seen in the same quarter of 2013.

Omaha best US city for tech start-ups: SmartAsset

A study by financial advisory SmartAsset ranks Omaha, Nebraska as the best city in the US to launch a technology company.

Cautious optimism regarding FDI flows: Unctad report

The annual report for 2014 from Unctad was positive about FDI inflows but warned of unequal economic prosperity between developed and developing countries. 

Coalition for Green Trade unites on environmental tech tariffs

Officials have united under the auspices of the Coalition for Green Trade to call for barriers to be removed on environmental technologies. 

American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai gives thumbs up to Chinese investment

The chair of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai says that China still has a great deal to offer US investors, though admits to some flash points regarding US companies purchasing up-and-coming Chinese brands.

London best for economic opportunities: PWC ranking

The annual Cities of Opportunity Index by consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers ranked London as the leading city.

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