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Bill Haslam

Tennessee governor takes business approach to attracting investment

The governor of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, tells Michal Kaczmarski how his background in business shapes his approach to seeking investment and why there is more to his home state than whiskey.

Jack Markell

Delaware governor makes state's presence felt

The US state of Delaware is emerging from its post-industrial decline to embrace investment opportunities and make the most of its geographical location, says its governor, Jack Markell.

Is the US at risk of crumbling

Under pressure: is the US at risk of crumbling?

Years of sluggish economic growth and the political deadlock of recent months have seen the US's AAA credit rating once again come under risk, but could the country's pro-FDI stance and shale gas-fuelled energy boom be about to alleviate some of this pressure?

Spreading the wealth

Buffalo and Rochester look to up share of New York state spoils

Investment into the state of New York is naturally dominated by New York City, leaving the likes of Buffalo and Rochester trailing in its wake. However, after years of decline, the two cities look to be on the cusp of a revival, thanks in no small part to the state governor's ambitious investment plans.

US M&A activity set to rise: KPMG survey

Results of a recent survey by professional services firm KPMG show increased appetite for mergers and acquisitions among US companies.

Missouri’s auto sector gets boost from Grupo Antolin project

Spanish car parts company’s investment is latest boost for Missouri’s historically strong car manufacturing industry

Think tank: Nafta will boost North American exports

A report from Washington-based think tank the Brookings Institute says benefits of Nafta will be felt with right leadership.

Energy independence a 'game-changer' for the US

US think tank lists the big-ticket infrastructure schemes for 2013/14. 

Shutdown impact on US FDI minimal but report warns on 'economic freedom'

Government agency SelectUSA says that the recent shutdown in the country has bot affected its FDI attractiveness, though a report does warn of a lessening of 'economic freedom' in the US.

Survey highlights US 'Stem' worker debate

A shortage of science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers in the US is hampering businesses in the country, according to a recent report.

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