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fDi Governors Awards 2012

The fDi Governor's Awards 2012

Texas governor Rick Perry has won the inaugural fDi Governor's Award for 2012, thanks in no small part to his pro-business approach which has helped to create 300,000 new jobs in the state in the past three years. 

Airbus announces $600m Alabama plant

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced that it is to open a plant in Mobile, Alabama, its first venture into the US.

African countries at risk of reduced FDI

Africa's economies are set to struggle to maintain economic course as many face decreasing FDI and portfolio inflows from the west.

Shifts to the east benefit Hong Kong and Singapore

As an increasing number of financial services firms look to establish operations in Asia, Hong Kong and Singapore are emerging as the most attractive destinations.

Biotech bolsters economic recovery in the US

At an annual biotech conference, officials from across the US were keen to show their enthusiasm and commitment to biotechnology investment.

Indiana's automotive sector takes off

The automotive industry in the US state of Indiana is gaining momentum having received the largest number of inward investments of all US  states for the past three years running.

In Dispute June/July 2012

As some governments rethink their bilateral investment treaties, the US sticks with its policies.

Stanford University, US

New rule could shake up technology licensing in the US

Universities in the US have long reaped the benefits of the research conducted on campus, but a new rule looks to afford researchers the choice of commercialising their ideas outside of the university at which they work.

Honda Accord

Skills shortage threatens advanced manufacturing breakthrough in the US

The US manufacturing industry is trying to boost production and competitiveness by utilising advanced manufacturing techniques. But while the hardware and technology is ready for deployment, there are concerns that the country's workforce lacks the appropriate skills to oversee these news processes.

The US gateway to Central and South America

The US gateway to Central and South America

As US companies eye opportunities in the growing economies of Central and South America, businesses in Europe and Asia are increasingly using their operations in US cities as an entry point to Latin American markets.

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