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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.

Utah most business friendly state in US, says survey

A US business climate ranking by Pollina Corporate Real Estate and the American Economic Development Institute names Utah as the most pro-business state in the country, while Rhode Island is ranked at the bottom of the list.

World Bank Group sets out its goals

Reducing poverty was high on the agenda at the annual meeting of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund, with an ambitious target set for 2020.

US locations fighting for data entries

US locations fighting for data entries

Data centres are becoming increasingly essential business assets, and as many companies realise their need for such facilities, so too are locations across the US waking up to the economic benefits of hosting these large, power-hungry sites.

St Paul mayor Christopher Coleman (left) and Minneapolis mayor RT Rybak (right) say that they can promote the area more effectively by working together

Minnesota's double vision reaps rewards

Once divided, Minnesota's two largest cities – Minneapolis and St Paul – have been working together to attract investment to the region. The mayors of both cities tell fDi what prompted this decision to bury their old rivalry.

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