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Mobile mayor looks beyond the skies

The mayor of Mobile, Alabama, celebrates landing a second aerospace investment from Airbus.

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fDi's Top US Counties 2018: big cities bring home the investment

Research shows that the areas attached to large cities are taking the lion's share of investment.

Is record US FDI a win for Trump?

The US witnessed its largest ever inflow of greenfield foreign investment in 2017, but whether this result can be linked to President Trump’s policies is debatable. 

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JinkoSolar chooses Jacksonville as its place in the sun

Renewable energy specialist JinkoSolar has faced down Donald Trump’s tariff on solar panels made outside the US and chosen Jacksonville, Florida as the location of its new facility. Karen E Thuermer reports.

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Dallas Fed chief: immigrants crucial to US workforce

Any effort to constrain US immigration is likely to dent growth, warns Robert Kaplan, CEO and president of the Dallas Fed. 

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fDi’s Aerospace Cities of the Future 2018/19 – FDI Strategy

Brazil's São José dos Campos, Canada's Mississauga and Cincinnati in the US take the top three places for FDI Strategy in fDi’s Aerospace Cities of the Future 2018/19 ranking. Cathy Mullan reports.

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A new kind of FDI promotion for US cities and states

US cities and states know that in the modern world their competition could come from across the world – or just next door. With this in mind, they are redoubling FDI promotion efforts at home and abroad, as Erika Morphy reports.

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How to make US economic development great again

First the financial crisis then an ensuing decade of anaemic recovery have put the US on the ropes. The new tax law is an opportunity that could give the US public some cause for optimism, says Don Holbrook. 

Report: US FDI to increase as a result of tax reform

Corporate executives believe that recent US tax reform will benefit US inward FDI while penalising outward investment, according to a forecast released by the National Foreign Trade Council and Miller & Chevalier. Timothy Conley reports.

Trump changes tack on TPP

US president Donald Trump has gone back on previous statements and suggested the US could sign up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. However, how welcome the US would be is subject to debate. Philippa Maister reports.

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