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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.

Report flags US infrastructure opportunities for Chinese investors

The US Chamber of Commerce has released a report stating that the US's vast infrastructure needs could be filled by Chinese investment.

US merchandise exports hit record highs: US ITA

New data from the US International Trade Administration reveals record highs for US merchandise exports for the first six months of 2013.

Remaking Cities Congress stresses value of 'soft factors'

Delegates at the Remaking Cities Congress in Pittsburgh discussed issues such as 'soft factors' that can transform urban areas, and ideas that cities can 'steal' from one another.

New York state launches tax-free zone initiative

The state of New York has launched an initiative aimed at creating tax-free zones to attract investment.

US trade moves a China response: think tank report

A research director at the India, China & America Institute says that the US's recent talks on trade agreements with European, Latin American and Asian countries are a response to China's growing economic influence on the world.

US states see business climate deteriorate: report

The latest State Business Tax Climate Index by research group the Tax Foundation has found that the business climate has deteriorated in many US states.

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